Photo courtesy of Austin Wildlife Rescue
Austin Wildlife Rescue

Operating under the belief that all life is precious, Austin Wildlife Rescue rehabilitates and releases orphaned, sick, or injured wild animals and educates the public to coexist with wildlife. It serves the citizens and wildlife of Central Texas by providing direct assistance to the public concerning questions, problems, and conflicts with native wildlife through programs that include training volunteers to operate a telephone hotline in order to assist with wildlife inquiries from the public, supporting qualified rehabilitators to provide quality care to orphaned and injured wildlife until they can be returned to their native habitat, and providing educational programs designed to eliminate or mitigate conflicts between humans and wildlife.

Austin Wildlife Rescue is currently accepting new volunteer applications here. If selected, volunteers will be invited to the next volunteer training class. For questions regarding scheduling, duties, and responsibilities, send an email to office@austinwildliferescue.org.
Every year, Wildlife Rescue releases hundreds of animals back into the wild is always looking for new release sites. If you own 100 acres of land or more, your land may qualify as a wildlife release site. If you are interested in donating your land as a wildlife release site, head here.
Austin Wildlife Rescue routinely takes in animals that are in need of extensive care involving medications and/or surgery. Head here to see what animals are currently in need and to sponsor their treatment — your donation will go directly toward the care of your selected animal.

Austin Wildlife Rescue's Caring for Critters Brunch is an opportunity for donors, partners, and supporters of Austin Wildlife Rescue to enjoy brunch while hearing about what's new at Austin Wildlife Rescue directly from the executive director. The program includes a presentation of the annual Community Giving Award, and closes with "Wild Gifts that Give Back," an opportunity to purchase equipment for the new wildlife rehabilitation center.

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