Wildlife Rehabilitators’ Association of Massachusetts

Wildlife Rehabilitators’ Association of Massachusetts (WRAM) is a non-profit organization that has been committed to the professionalism of Wildlife Rehabilitation in Massachusetts since 1992.


Find a Wildlife Rehabilitator

If you find a sick or injured animal, it is important to locate a licensed rehabilitator. Many rehabilitators specialize in caring for certain types of wildlife such as songbirds or small mammals, however the permit allows them to accept all authorized wildlife.

Find a wildlife rehabilitator…


Found injured or orphaned wildlife?

if you have found an orphaned or injured animal, the best place to start is to call your local animal control or find a local wildlife rehabilitator, which may be able to assist with transport or refer you to a local wildlife rehabilitation facility.

Learn more about what to do…

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We have compiled a list of resources for people who have found injured or orphaned wildlife and want to find out who to call to people interested in becoming a wildlife rehabilitator in Massachusetts.

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News, Announcements & Events

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Wildlife Rehabilitators’ Association of Massachusetts – WRAM shared International Fund for Animal Welfare – IFAW‘s post.

Great work everybody!

IFAW monitored and rescued an 1,100 pound manatee on Cape Cod today! We brought it to Mystic Aquarium for temporary rehabilitation under a permit and with guidance from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Seeking warmer waters for this lady!

Great work everybody!

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Sharon KingWhere are you located, I am looking to volunteer at a wildlife facility. I live in Raynham, MA.

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Wildlife Rehabilitators’ Association of Massachusetts – WRAM shared Cape Wildlife Center‘s event.

Spread the word! Cape Wildlife Center is hosting its 3rd annual wildlife training day for animal control officers and animal advocates next Tuesday, Sept. 13 from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. in the MSPCA-Angell Auditorium! The event, which focuses on foxes, coyotes, fishers, minks and raccoons, carries 8 CE credits and offers wildlife experts, demonstrations, goodie bags and more. $20 for MA ACOs; $45 for all others – all proceeds benefit Cape Wildlife Center. To register, contact Lynn Miller at (508) 362-0111. Pre-registration is required and last year sold out – register today!

Wildlife Training Day for ACOs & Advocates

September 13, 2016, 9:00am


3rd Annual MA Animal Control Officer Wildlife Training Day
Focus: Foxes, Coyotes, Fishers, Mink and Raccoons

Presented by Cape Wildlife Center
Approved for 8 Continuing Education Credits

Tuesday, Sept. 13 – 9 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.

MSPCA-Angell Auditorium – 350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130

$20 for all MA Animal Control Officers ($25 subsidy provided by the Massachusetts Animal Fund, Department of Agricultural Resources)

$45 for all other Animal Welfare Professionals and Advocates

Schedule of Events

8:30 – 9:00 Registration, check-in, coffee

9:00 – 9:10 Welcome

9:10 – 12:00 John Griffin, Director, Urban Wildlife, The Humane Society of the United States
• Managing common issues and conflicts, natural history, reuniting orphans, when to trap, root causes of conflicts

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch (provided) – demonstrations of transport containers, ideas to reduce injuries, mitigating hypo- or hyper-thermia

1:00 – 1:30 Tom French, Ph.D and Laura Conlee, Assistant Directors, MA Fish & Wildlife
• State rules and regulations relating to animal capture

1:30 – 2:00 Brian Bjorklund, Wildlife/Rabies Biologist, USDA-APHIS-Wildlife Services
• Latest news regarding Massachusetts’ Oral Rabies Vaccination Program

2:00 – 3:00 Robert Adamski, DVM, Wildlife Veterinarian, New England Wildlife Rehabilitation Center
• Wildlife field care – injury evaluation/outcome, triage, euthanasia, disposal of cadavers

3:00 – 3:15 Coffee break

3:15 – 4:15 Lynn Miller, Ph.D., Director of Wildlife Rehabilitation, Cape Wildlife Center
• Humane Safety – injuries, zoonosis, psychological impacts Wildlife Diseases – rabies, mange and distemper

Wildlife Training Day for ACOs & Advocates