Mission and Guiding Principles



WWRA Mission

The Washington Wildlife Rehabilitation Association was founded in 2003. Our mission is

To provide a network that acts as a unified voice, support system, and educational resource for those involved in the rehabilitation of wildlife in Washington State.

Guiding Principles

The Washington Wildlife Rehabilitation Association is incorporated for the support of the science and profession of wildlife rehabilitation and its practitioners.



The purposes of the association are:

  • To foster continued improvement of wildlife rehabilitation.

  • To disseminate knowledge through meetings, reports, publications, symposia and other means.

  • To promote educational programs, to teach natural history and explain the kinship among all living things.

  • To promote cooperation between professional and governmental agencies and other groups, and the wildlife rehabilitation community.


Teach, learn, participate, share.