Mission and Values

The mission of Blue Ridge Wildlife Center is to care for native wildlife by integrating veterinary medicine, rehabilitation, education, and research.

Our core values are essential to how we operate and are:

  • Compassion - We treat people and animals with empathy and sensitivity always.  
  • Professionalism - We conduct ourselves to the highest ethical and professional standards in our field.  We follow all state and federal laws and regulations that pertain to wildlife, our hospital facility, equipment, and staff. 
  • Dedication - We are dedicated to creating the best future possible for native wildlife through rehabilitation and release in the near term, and inspiring others to protect wildlife and their habitat needs through education. 
  • Honesty - We are open and honest with the public, staff, and volunteers and provide information that is accurate to the best of our knowledge. 
  • Innovation - We seek to use the most up-to-date, evidence-based treatments to enhance the care of our patients and to create new approaches based on proven treatments.

Blue Ridge Wildlife Center (BRWC) is organized and operated exclusively for charitable, educational, scientific, and other purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code.

Blue Ridge Wildlife Center

106 Island Farm Lane
Boyce, VA 22620

Support the Wildlife Center

For wildlife concerns/emergencies,
dial our hotline: (540) 837-9000.