NJAWR SCHOLARSHIP: **Extended** deadline February 7, 2018

The New Jersey Association of Wildlife Rehabilitators (NJAWR) will be awarding scholarships to two NJAWR members for admission reimbursement to one of the following 2018 symposiums: National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association Symposium Pennsylvania Wildlife Rehabilitation & Education Conference New York State Wildlife Rehabilitation Council Seminar Call of the Wild Conference - Virginia The funds for these … Continue reading NJAWR SCHOLARSHIP: **Extended** deadline February 7, 2018

ATTN NJAWR MEMBERS: Join us for our annual meeting

All NJAWR members are invited to attend our annual meeting on January 28th, 2018 at 10am at Mercer County Wildlife Center. We will discuss accomplishments from 2017, goals for 2018, workshop information and more!! We look forward to hearing from YOU, our members, on YOUR visions of involvement and future goals. Be sure to join … Continue reading ATTN NJAWR MEMBERS: Join us for our annual meeting

LECTURE: Zoonoses by Karen Dashfield, DVM

JOIN NJAWR FOR A LECTURE BY KAREN DASHFIELD, DVM ZOONOSES Date: Sunday, October 29, 2017 Time: Noon-2:30pm Location: St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center 575 Woodland Avenue Madison, NJ 07940 NJAWR Member Cost: $10.00 Non-member Cost: $20.00 Registration deadline is October 26, 2017 As a wildlife rehabilitator, you are automatically placed in a segment of the … Continue reading LECTURE: Zoonoses by Karen Dashfield, DVM

St. Francis Wildlife Sanctuary, Inc.

St. Francis Wildlife Sanctuary, Inc. (SFWS) is the newest addition to the New Jersey wildlife rehabilitation centers and is located in West Windsor, NJ. Owned and operated by Dr. Priscilla Purnick, this wildlife refuge takes in mammals (rodents, opossums, rabbits, raccoons) and reptiles (turtles) that have been abandoned, injured or orphaned, treats them and then … Continue reading St. Francis Wildlife Sanctuary, Inc.


These little guys tend to get a bad wrap, but they are wonderful animals that help to keep tick populations down. They are also the only marsupial located in the US. National Wildlife Federation has a great article on why you should give opossums a break!

New 2015 Trapping Regulations

Traps: Live-capture Foot Encapsulating Enclosed or foot encapsulating (also known as enclosed foothold or dog-proof traps) traps are now legal for trapping. These traps have been specifically designed to capture species such as raccoon and opossum (which possess a degree of manual dexterity) while minimizing the capture of non-target animals especially domestic dogs and cats. … Continue reading New 2015 Trapping Regulations

Woodlands’ First Children’s Book—Broke Leg Bear

“This beautifully told tale of compassion will entertain and inspire both children and adults. And it will also encourage conversations about the importance of caring for wild animals, who deserve to share this planet with us. Broke Leg Bear demonstrates how saving just one animal at a time can truly make a difference.” —Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE