DEEP: Wildlife Rehabilitation Resources

Wildlife Rehabilitation Resources

All new rehabilitators should purchase the National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association's Principles of Wildlife Rehabilitation as a study guide for Connecticut's rehabilitation exam and as a future reference for all of your wildlife rehabilitation questions. In addition you may wish to purchase the New York State Wildlife Rehabilitation Study Guide & Booklet or the Minnesota Wildlife Rehabilitation Study Guide and Examination Booklet to help you prepare for the Connecticut Rehabilitator's Examination.

Principles of Wildlife Rehabilitation
National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association
2625 Clearwater Rd, Suite 110
St. Cloud, MN 56301
Telephone: (320) 230-9920

New York State Wildlife Rehabilitation Study Guide & Booklet
Please send a request letter and check for $15.00 to the NYSDEC at:
New York Department of Environmental
Conservation Special Licenses Unit
625 Broadway Albany, NY 12233-4752
Telephone: (518) 402-8985

Minnesota Wildlife Rehabilitation Study Guide & Examination Booklet
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Division of Fish and Wildlife
Wildlife Populations and Research Unit
Box 7
500 Lafayette Rd.
St. Paul, MN 55155
Telephone: (651) 296-6157 or (888) MIN-NDNR

Some of the best sources of information on wildlife rehabilitation are from special reprint articles, newsletters, and proceedings published by rehabilitation organizations. The organizations listed below are only a few of those offering such materials.

Connecticut Wildlife Rehabilitators Association (CWRA)
PO Box 3556
Amity Station New Haven, CT 06525
(Newsletter, seminars, rehab info)
Contact Jayne Amico, President (860) 276-8433

National Wildlife Rehabilitation Association
14 N. 7th Avenue
St. Cloud, MN 56303
Telephone: (320) 259-4086
(Newsletter, annual symposium proceedings)

International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council
P.O. Box 3007
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
(Reprints, quarterly journal)

Wildlife Rehabilitation Today
2300 West Sample Rd., Suite 314
Pompano Beach, FL  33073-3046
Telephone: (954) 977-5058

How to Become a Wildlife Rehabilitator