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Snake and turtle released into the wild by Wildlife Rescue League rehabilitators
Kent Knowles (July 10th, 1936 – February 6th, 2021)
On February 6th, we lost Kent Knowles, our area raptor rehabilitator and founder of the Raptor Conservancy of Virginia (RCV). Kent, a native New Yorker, was a Navy veteran and attended Harvard Law School. In the mid 1960s, Kent and his family moved to the DC area...
In-kind donations July 2020 – Thank you for your generosity!
Big Thank You to all our generous donors! This month Wildlife Rescue League has received direct donations (knitted and crocheted nests, sewn masks, hammocks, pouches, cage liners and upholstery fabric) from Annette Torrey, Nicole Gauvin, Martha Bennett, Barb Gallick,...
Amendments will allow Fairfax county rehabilitators to keep wildlife!
With the help of Wildlife Rescue League, licensed rehabilitators, the Humane Society of Fairfax County, George Mason University PhD candidates in wildlife conservation and environmental policy, and Category IV Care providers, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors...
Nothing squirrelly about this scout project
On a recent hot and humid day in June, this group of dedicated and wildlife-loving Boy (and Girl) Scouts constructed a release cage for squirrels on the property of rehabber Karen Pratzner in Manassas, VA. Coordinated and partially funded by WRL member Olivia LoBalbo...
CFC Combine Federal Campaign extended through June 30
OPM re-opened the CFC online pledge portal and the CFC mobile giving app for a CFC Special Solicitation period through June 30. This allows federal employees and retirees to make supplemental one-time or recurring donations via credit/debit card or bank draft. Anyone who did not pledge during the 2019 CFC will also be eligible to start a payroll deduction pledge.
Wildlife Rescue League remains open
Wildlife Rescue League remains open and available to help wildlife in need during these challenging times. As we are primarily a virtual organization, we are still able to assist animals in need of rehabilitation.
In Kind Donations – March 2020
Thank you to Diane and Don Cox of Vienna for the generous donation of bird feeders! If you would like to donate items to Wildlife Rescue League, please review our wish list.
The Wildlife Corridor Action Plan, has passed the Virginia State legislature!
The Virginia State legislature passed SB 1004 and HB 1695, making Virginia among the first states to adopt a comprehensive program to identify wildlife corridors, protect motorists from collisions with animals and address barriers to wildlife movement.
The riches keep coming! The Wildlife Rescue League thanks Carole Lumsden, of Diamond Bar, California, for the four nests she sent to us! We have a rehabilitator education session coming up and guess where these are going!! Yep, they will be put to good use keeping...