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  • Possumwood Acres Wildlife Sanctuary Possumwood Acres Wildlife Sanctuary

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(34.7363,-77.2063)
 

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Mission Statement

A. To provide a wildl animal facility for the rescue, treatment, and release of sick, injured, and orphaned native wildlife; B. To educate the public about and to promote understanding of the local wildlife and their habitats; C. To increase awareness of and appreciation for the value of wildlife and the environment, and to protect these natural resources; D. To promote the highest standards in all activities of the wildlife rehabilitator profession; E. To promote networking, communication, and cooperation among rehabilitators, wildlife organizations, and facilities on local, statewide, and national levels.

Description

Wildlife Sanctuary specializing in rehabilitation care and treatment of small mammals, songbirds, waterfowl, raptors, shorebirds, and reptiles. Provides orphan care for babies and eventual release back in to the wild. Provides educational programs and presentations to schools, youth and civic groups, and libraries, relating to native local wildlife, ecology, environment, natural resources, and backyard habitat creation. Serves as a learning center to provide experience in hands-on rehabilitation skills to new rehabilitators, or those interested in earning their mandatory hours of experience and training. Provides a sanctuary home to certain non-releasable waterfowl and domestic waterfowl waiting for adoption.

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