Our Mission

The California Council for Wildlife Rehabilitators is dedicated to advancing wildlife rehabilitation and supporting wildlife in a changing world.

Photos Courtesy of Bird Rescue Center, Star Dewar, Lizzy Chouinard, California Wildlife Center

CCWR Goals

CCWR offers a website with information and resources for wildlife rehabilitators and members of the public, hold an annual symposium, host a forum for our membership and publish E-Newsletters and Action Alerts in order to attain the following goals:

  • Promote professionalism in the field of wildlife rehabilitation

  • Encourage the sharing of ideas and solutions

  • Create training opportunities that meet continuing education requirements

  • Build awareness to time-sensitive advocacy issues

  • Encourage regional meetings and active participation

  • Encourage state-wide protocols for consistency of animal care