twrc wildlife center

TWRC Core Values

TWRC Wildlife Center Core Values Compassion At TWRC we believe in the inherent worth and dignity of all living things. We value the lives of every animal that enters our care and vow to treat each animal humanely and with respect and compassion.

TWRC's first location

Our Beginnings

Ixtoc was an exploratory oil well being drilled in the Gulf of Mexico. On June 3rd, the well suffered a blowout resulting in one of largest oil spills in history. As a result of this disaster, a group of 100 volunteers were trained to care for any wildlife impacted by the oil spill.


Our Services

Services provided by TWRC Wildlife Center include an emergency room for injured, ill, and orphaned wildlife, as well as a help-line; both the emergency room and the help-line operate 7 days a week. A veterinarian is on staff to assist with training and emergencies.



It takes many people to keep a facility such as ours running smoothly. This help usually comes in the form of volunteers and interns, however we do have a few permanent staff members that are here everyday all year-long.


Board of Directors

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,


Wildlife Rehabilitators Code of Ethics

A wildlife rehabilitator should strive to achieve high standards of animal care through knowledge and an understanding of the field. Continuing efforts must be made to keep informed of current rehabilitation information, methods,


Employment Opportunities

Use the button below to find all the great opportunities for both volunteer and staff positions that we have available at TWRC