We need volunteers at our Songbird Clinic!
Please see our Volunteer page.
WRCNC rehabilitates several wildlife species within Napa County. Some of the most frequently rescued, rehabilitated and released animals include songbirds woodpeckers, quail, dove, crows, ravens, pheasant, wild turkey, owls, eagles, hawks, falcons, vultures and waterfowl. We also rescue, rehabilitate and release mammals including squirrels, jackrabbits, fawn and deer, raccoons, opossums, foxes, and bats. On occasion the center also receives coyotes, and bobcats.
The rehabilitation process starts when members of the public bring orphaned, kidnapped, ill, injured, or distressed wildlife to the Silverado Veterinary Hospital, which is currently our intake center. Trained WRCNC volunteers check the hospital for animals (three times a day in high season and once a day in low season) and animals are transported to the appropriate species rehabilitator. All rehabilitators have advanced certified training. Healthy animals are released back into their native habitats in accordance with strict species-specific release protocol. WRCNC works closely with animal agencies, county and state park systems, and law enforcement agencies such as the Department of Fish and Game in Napa County, and the greater bay area. We also network with other rehabilitation centers exchanging information pertaining to wildlife care. Our organization is dedicated and committed to the animals in our community by continually expanding our education to improve the care given.
Please go to Animal Aid for details.