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Phone: 336-543-2230
676 E Hughes Mill Rd
Burlington
North Carolina 27217
USA
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Target demographics: wildlife and wildlife professionals

Direct beneficiaries per year: About 100 animals on site, about 20,000 visitors and program recipients, local and national government agencies who need assistance with emergency placements

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: go through our orientation and help with animal food preparation, gardening, or a minor maintenance project

Geographic areas served: US

Programs: Educational tours and events
Workshops and activities for wildlife professionals and educators
Internships for college age students
Collaboration with the NCSU Center for Veterinary Medicine's Carnivore Team
Emergency rescue of wild animals in need
Placement assistance for wild animals simply needing re-homing
Hands-on training for facility staff from other countries
Specialty workshops and classes for wild cat owners and facility staff
Limited breeding of chosen species in managed programs

Mission:
The Conservators’ Center is a nonprofit organization that preserves threatened species through rescuing wildlife in need, responsible captive breeding, and providing educational programs and support worldwide.

The three parts of our mission – education, conservation, and rescue – support each other and help secure our reputation as a leading facility for the care of these species.

To learn more, please visit our website! http://www.conservatorscenter.org/about/our-mission/
Results:
Dozens of rescued wild animals live here permanently, we have networked to place hundreds of animals in excellent homes; we reach thousands of visitors and program recipients each year; graduate 40+ interns per year; provided critical support for overseas conservation programs in Chile and Vietnam; placed educational animals in several outstanding zoos in the US, Europe and the Middle East

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10/14/14
I've spent thousands of hours over the last 7 years volunteering in all areas at this amazing Center, working behind the scenes in animal care, building secure habitats, raising young animals, and leading public tours. My husband and I began volunteering because we love animals, but we stayed ... more »
10/07/14
I've had the opportunity to visit the Conservators' Center twice as a guest - the first time with 100 elementary school children on a field trip and the second time on a photo safari tour. Both times I was treated to a wonderful experience with tour guides who truly cared about the animals they are... more »
10/07/14
It is a wonderful place!! All of the animals are so loved and the staff are caring and loving individuals who really love the animals. I tell everyone I know about this wonderful place. It is not every day you can up close to a lion or tiger. Here they are right in front of you and are so ... more »
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