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:
- Complete a volunteer wildlife rehabilitator application.
- Attend Connecticut’s Wildlife Rehabilitation Seminar and pass a state examination with 80% or better.
- Provide verification of having completed 40 hours of training under an authorized Connecticutrehabilitator with at least 3 years of experience by completing a Statement of Apprenticeship.
- Provide verification of having veterinary services by completing a Statement of Veterinary Support.
Information on becoming a wildlife rehabilitator.
Or for further information, contact Laurie Fortin of the Wildlife Division at (860) 424-3963, firstname.lastname@example.org, or send postal mail to:
79 Elm Street
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