Texas Wildlife Rehabilitation Coalition

Since 1979, TWRC Wildlife Center has been committed to providing quality emergency care and rehabilitation for injured, ill, and orphaned wildlife brought to us by the public. Through education and engaging the public in wildlife-care programs, TWRC continues to make a difference for urban wildlife threatened by loss of habitat.

TWRC COVID-19 Closing

TWRC Reopened By Appointment Only

  • Call 713-468-8972 for an appointment.
  • Hours for call and appointments are 10:00 am to 2:00 pm daily. Outside of these hours, please leave a message and we will call you back when we are open again.

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Click the images below to learn more about why our Texas wildlife is so precious to our way of life.

There are 3 types of squirrels we receive at TWRC Wildlife Center.
TWRC Wildlife Center will accept opossums. The Virginia opossum...
TWRC Wildlife Center will accept raccoons. Raccoons are mostly active at nighttime.
TWRC wildlife Center accepts raptors such as Hawks, owls and Vultures.
TWRC Wildlife Center accepts songbirds such as Grackles, Blue Jay, Cardinal, Robins,
TWRC Wildlife Center accepts different turtles such as The Texas Cooter, Texas tortoise,
TWRC Wildlife Center accepts different type of snakes such as The Corn Snake.
TWRC Wildlife Center accepts Wading birds and Waterfowls.

Houston is expanding at an unprecedented rate, threatening countless species of Texas wildlife. TWRC is committed to caring for urban wildlife suffering from loss of habitat and strives to educate the public on appreciating and protecting our natural flora and fauna.

River Otters


By Cheryl Conley, TWRC Wildlife Center Most people assume that the animal they are seeing in area lakes ...
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skunk, wildlife, portrait

Are Skunks good for anything?

By Gabby Garcia Actually, yes, they are. For most people, the only thing they know about skunks is that ...
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Close Up of two Grackles

GRACKLES – They’ll Eat Anything

By Cheryl Conley, TWRC Wildlife Center We’ve all been in parking lots where we feel we’re being stalked ...
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Kaitly Miller Baby Dove getting helped at the Texas Wildlife Rehabilitation Coalition.

How to Help Injured and Abandoned Wildlife During Hurricane Season

Should you touch that baby bird or bunny? By Kaitlyn Miller  LAST WEEK, AS I WALKED TOWARD THE ...
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A Bird That Says Its Name

By Cheryl Conley, TWRC Wildlife Center A few years ago, when I took my dog out for her ...
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TWRC COVID-19 Closing

TWRC Reopened By Appointment Only

Call 713-468-8972 for an appointment. Hours for call and appointments are 10:00 am to 2:00 pm daily. Outside ...
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  • Absolute Truth CBD
  • Aethon Energy/Causecast Foundation
  • Amazon Smile Program
  • Arthur & Ellen Williford
  • Board of Directors-TWRC
  • Bridgeland
  • Carleton Speed Family Foundation
  • Collins Realty Group
  • ConocoPhillips
  • Dick & Jane Schmitt Charitable Fund
  • Doerries Family Found./Fidelilty Charitable
  • Dominion Energy
  • Elite Care of League City
  • Enchanted Gardens
  • ExxonMobil Community Summer Jobs Program
  • ExxonMobil Foundation
  • Fidelity Charitable
  • Harry S. & Isabel C. Cameron Foundation
  • H-E-B
  • HCA Foundation
  • Janice and Barrett Green Foundation
  • Jerry & Nanette Finger Foundation
  • P Twenty-One Foundation
  • Penfeathers Tours
  • Piney Woods Wildlife Organization
  • Quigley Family Charitable Fund
  • Rampuria Family Found/Fidelity Charitable
  • Ray and June Smith Charitable Foundation
  • Rescue Me Animal Charity Corp.
  • Stephanie and Robin Harrison Family Fund
  • Supermarket Share Programs
  • TC Energy
  • Tim Hudnall-RBC Wealth Management
  • Unity Church of Christianity
  • West Houston Veterinary Medical Associates
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