Organizational Resources for Wildlife Rehabilitators

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

WDFW has numerous resources for wildlife rehabilitators. The list of available resources, including regulations, grant opportunities and the WDFW Rehabilitation Manual is available on the WDFW Wildlife Rehabilitation page.

US Fish and Wildlife Service

The US Fish and Wildlife Service Migratory Bird Permit page outlines rules for migratory bird permits. “Part of the role of the Migratory Birds & Habitat Program is to issue permits to authorize individuals or organizations to take or possess birds for certain activities and purposes, such as scientific research, education, propagation, and rehabilitation as well as helping reduce conflict or damage by birds.”

National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association

NWRA mission statement: The National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association (NWRA) is dedicated to improving and promoting the profession of wildlife rehabilitation and its contributions to preserving natural ecosystems.

International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council

IWRC mission statement: Providing science-based education and resources on wildlife rehabilitation to promote wildlife conservation and welfare worldwide.