The Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center does not accept injured wildlife. If you are looking for a rehabilitator, please go here.
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 Connecticut rehabilitator 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