Becoming a Wildlife Rehabilitator

The Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center will no longer be accepting wildlife. 

How to Become a Wildlife Rehabilitator in Connecticut

Wildlife rehabilitator applicants must be 18 years of age or older.  Every applicant must complete the following requirements prior to being considered for appointment:

Information  on becoming a wildlife rehabilitator.

Or for further information, contact Laurie Fortin of the Wildlife Division at (860) 424-3963,, or send postal mail to:

Laurie Fortin
Connecticut DEEP
Wildlife Division
79 Elm Street
Hartford,CT 06106-5127

C.W.R.A – The Connecticut Wildlife Rehabilitation Association, Inc. is a non-profit organization formed by rehabilitators with the goal of improving the care of distressed wildlife in Connecticut. CWRA