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US Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) home page

The United States Fish & Wildlife Service. Additional documents from USFWS are available here.

Endangered Species Information

Endangered species information - a sub-page of the US Fish & Wildlife Service Site.

American Bird Conservancy (ABC)

ABC is dedicated to the conservation of wild birds and their habitats in the Americas.

Bat Conservation International (BCI)

Once you begin learning about bats, you will see why people all over the world are working with BCI to ensure that these fascinating creatures will fill the night skies forever.

National Wildlife Health Center (NWHC)

The NWHC in Madison, Wisconsin, is a US Geological Survey biological laboratory dedicated to assessing the impact of disease on wildlife.

Cornell University West Nile virus (WNV) Information

Cornell University has an excellent site regarding the latest information about West Nile virus.

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, is an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services.

Wildlife Care Basics for Veterinary Hospitals: Before the Rehabilitator Arrives

Disclaimer: Regulations differ between geographic regions. Federal, state and provincial regulations should be adhered to. A discussion of regulations relating to veterinary work with wildlife can be found in the NWRA Wildlife Rehabilitation Bulletin (Whittington and Duerr. 2017. Legal Responsibilities and Restrictions for Veterinarians Working with Wildlife, NWRA Wildlife Rehabiltiation Bulletin,  Vol 1, pp. 25-37). Nutritional diet information and medical treatments consistently change as new information becomes available. Current information on medications can be found in the NWRA Formulary. Contact a local permitted wildlife rehabilitator or species specialist for appropriate diet information.