North American organizations for wildlife and the environment

Find here a list of North American associations working for the protection of wildlife and the environment. Consult their web sites to know more about what they do and to discover the opportunities of implication.

If you are an association or a foundation and if you wish to appear in this list, you can contact us.

 V Volunteering opportunities
= Career or internship opportunities


AWCC_logoAlaska Wildlife Conservation Center (AWCC)  V

The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center (AWCC) is a sanctuary dedicated to preserving Alaska’s wildlife through conservation, research, education and quality animal care.

Website: https://www.alaskawildlife.org/


Canada parcsParcs Canada  V C

Here you will find all National Parks and National Marine Conservation Areas, which you can visit in Canada. You can participate in various projects as a volunteer, student or employee.

Website: http://www.pc.gc.ca/en/index


nature-canadaNature Canada  V C

Nature Canada is the oldest national nature conservation charity in Canada. Over the past 75 years, Nature Canada has helped protect over 63 million acres of parks and wildlife areas in Canada and countless species that depend on this habitat.

Website: http://naturecanada.ca/

United States

farm-sanctuaryFarm Sanctuary V C

Farm Sanctuary was founded in 1986 to combat the abuses of factory farming and encourage a new awareness and understanding about farm animals. Today, Farm Sanctuary is the nation’s largest and most effective farm animal rescue and protection organization. Located in New York and California regions.

Website: https://www.farmsanctuary.org/


gentle-barnThe gentle barn V

The Gentle Barn rescues animals from severe abuse and neglect who are too old, sick, lame, or scared to be adopted into homes. We are sanctuary to horses, donkeys, cows, pigs, sheep, goats, turkeys, chickens, llamas, peacocks, emus, cats and dogs. Once rehabilitated, the animals help us give hope and inspiration to children with the same stories. They are located in California and Tennessee.

Website : http://www.gentlebarn.org/


LOGO_TCWC_2014-web2Tri County Wildlife Care V C

It is the mission of Tri County Wildlife Care to improve the Quality of Life in our region through education and public awareness of our native wildlife and by giving the sick, injured and orphaned WILDLIFE a second chance to be free. Located in California.

Website : http://www.pawspartners.org/tcwc.html


CCFWRThe California Council for Wildlife Rehabilitators (CCWR) V C

The California Council for Wildlife Rehabilitators (CCWR) works to promote the highest standards of animal care in wildlife by providing educational and network opportunities among wildlife rehabilitators and regulatory agencies.

Website : https://ccwr.org/


iwrcInternational Wildlife Rehabilitation Council (IWRC) V

The International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council (IWRC) was founded in 1972 in California by a group of individuals concerned about the care and conservation of native wildlife. Due in part to the intense urban growth and loss of native habitat the United States experienced in the 1970’s, more people were coming into contact with wild animals in distress.

Website : https://theiwrc.org/


Sierra Wildlife RescueSierra Wildlife Rescue SWR V C

Sierra Wildlife Rescue SWR is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the mission of preserving El Dorado County’s wildlife and the goal of rehabilitating and releasing back into the wild, injured and orphaned native animal species. Additionally, Sierra Wildlife Rescue is committed to educating the public on living peacefully with wildlife and respecting its habitat.

Website : http://www.sierrawildliferescue.org/


ltwcLake Tahoe Wildlife Care

An independent, nonprofit volunteer organization whose function is to raise, rehabilitate and release orphaned and injured wild birds and animals. LTWC has grown to an organization that now provides a service to more than nine counties in California and Nevada surrounding the Lake Tahoe region.

Website : https://ltwc.org/


California wildlife careCalifornia Wildlife Center V C

California Wildlife Center takes responsibility for the protection of native wildlife through rehabilitation, education, and conservation.  It is dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of native California species, who otherwise would be left to suffer from the effects of human encroachment, habitat destruction and environmental damage.

Website : http://cawildlife.org/


ROMPLogo_workingSan Francisco Rescued Orphan Mammal Program V

San Francisco Rescued Orphan Mammal Program provides care to San Francisco’s injured and orphaned wild mammals with the goal of returning a healthy individual back to the wild for independence.

Website : http://www.sfromp.org/index.php


cclogowhite218Coast & Canyon Wildlife Rehabilitation V

Coast & Canyon Wildlife Rehabilitation is a volunteer run organization that helps injured and orphaned wildlife of the Los Angeles area, primarily baby squirrels. Last year our team of volunteers cared for over 1,100 orphaned, injured, or displaced wild animals in Los Angeles County. We pride ourselves on never turning away an animal in need, and never letting the cost of an animal’s care determine its future.

Website : http://coastandcanyonwildlife.org/


California department of fish and Wildlifecalifornia-department-of-fish-and-game-squarelogo-1451379904745

The organizations are working under the agreement of the Fish and Wildlife departments. You will find here many others sites in California for animal rescue and rehabilitation.

Website : https://www.wildlife.ca.gov/conservation/laboratories/wildlife-investigations/rehab/facilities