Mary New Staff Photo

Before coming to TWRC, Mary was the Habitat and Stewardship Program Manager for the Artist Boat in Galveston, Texas. In that role, Mary managed projects for the 670-acre Coastal Heritage Preserve. She also worked on budgeting, grant writing, fundraising, OSHA compliance and training, and safety procedure development. Mary is a registered Vet Tech and was a critical care zookeeper at the Houston Zoo. Mary is also a wildlife rehabilitator.

Mary holds a Masters degree in Environmental Science.

No Wildlife Admissions

"Due to a conference that our Veterinary and Animal Rehabilitation Staff are attending, we will be closed and unable to accept wildlife admissions from Monday, February 27th through Sunday March 5th. If you have an animal in need, please visit to find a permitted rehabilitator or wildlife facility close to you that can take the animal immediately. We apologize for any inconvenience."

TWRC will be CLOSED on July 4th!

Houston Humane Society TWRC Wildlife Center will be CLOSED on Monday, July 4th in honor of Independence Day! We will re-open on Tuesday, July 5th for normal operations.
Should you need immediate wildlife assistance, please visit Animal Help Now at to obtain a list of wildlife rehabbers in your area. Otherwise, call us at 713-468-TWRC (8972), leave a message, and we'll contact you when we return on July 5. 

Enjoy your holiday!

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