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Welcome to the National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association

The National Wildlife Rehabilitator's Association (NWRA) is dedicated to improving and promoting the profession of wildlife rehabilitation and its contributions to preserving natural ecosystems.

 

Walter Crawford Memorabilia

In 1982, a group of visionaries dreamed of a national network of wildlife rehabilitators working together to get the educational resources needed to do the best possible for wildlife care. On August 25, 1982, this dream became a reality when the National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association (NWRA) was organized. One of the people to make this happen was Walter Crawford, Jr. 

 


(photo courtesy of Fran Feeney)

  

In honor of this amazing man, World Bird Sanctuary donated a falconry glove frequently used by Walter for NWRA to place on auction. The auction closes September 3, 2016. The successful bidder is shipped the glove free of charge with a letter from World Bird Sanctuary verifying its authenticity. All proceeds from the auction go to benefit NWRA’s educational and training programs for wildlife rehabilitators and educators.

Below is the eBay auction link.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Walter-Crawfords-Falconry-Glove-/232058624883?ssPageName=ADME:L:LCA:US:1123

 

Special Statement from USGS

To read a special statement from USGS regarding Virulent Newcastle Disease Virus i Double-Crested Cormorants, click here.

 

NWRA Symposium Scholarships  

Applications are now being accepted for scholarships for Symposium 2017. Our scholarship application period runs from August 1 until October 1. You can view and apply for the scholarships by visiting our website at: http://www.nwrawildlife.org/default.asp?page=Scholarships

NWRA Symposium 2017

NWRA is excited to announce Symposium 2017 will be in Williamsburg, Virginia! Mark your calendars for the dates of March 7-11, 2017. Virginia is a great place to visit and tour. NWRA cannot wait to see each of you there!  For more information or updates about please visit our Symposium 2017 page here


NWRA Wish List

From time to time, NWRA is asked what is needed to help us with our mission—to help with the many activities, programs, and projects underway. We have created this Wish List to itemize needs. Thank you for considering the option of donating needed items!

 

NWRA Needs Member Input

In an effort to provide better member services, NWRA seeks member input. Periodic online surveys cover a variety of topics and are designed to be short and efficient. Members are notified of each survey through a Member Email. Responses help NWRA focus on member needs to plan and guide improvements in benefits and services.

NWRA is able to offer this service to members due to a partnership with QuestionPro.

NWRA Photo Credits

NWRA would like to thank the following Photographers for their contributions to the homepage banner:

  • Linda Bowen, CT

  • Harriet Forrester, NJ

  • Ian Gereg, PA

  • Michele Goodman, PA

  • Amanda Nicholson, VA

  • Marie Travers, CA