Become a Member/Volunteer

Renewing members Log-in first (see box in right column).

New members click the button below:

Want to be a WRI Member?

Want to be a WRI rehabber?       

  • Pass WRI’s Intro to Wildlife Rehabilitation course
  • Join WRI
  • Apply for (and receive) state rehabber/apprentice license
  • Decide what species you want to rehab
  • Identify a mentor
  • Acquire the necessary equipment and supplies
  • Notify VP of Rehab that you’re ready to receive animals 
  • Want to qualify for free supplies from WRI? Then follow HelpLine process too.

Want to handle HelpLine?    

  • Pass WRI’s Intro to Wildlife Rehabilitation course
  • Join WRI
  • Get HelpLine detail training by HelpLine Coordinator
  • Receive your HelpLine resource materials
  • Get added to HelpLine calendar distribution list (call/text Nancy Porter)

Want to transport?

  •  Pass WRI’s Intro to Wildlife Rehabilitation course
  • Join WRI
  • Notify HelpLine Coordinator (need your address, county, phone #, email, & when you are available)
  • Require necessary supplies (a Transporter Kit available for purchase from WRI)
  • If you want to do a ride-along or two before you go solo, tell the HelpLine Coordinator when you’re ready

Want to help with education programs?      

  • Join WRI
  • Contact Training Coordinator

For more information:

Nancy Porter, HelpLine Coordinator  c) 336.414.2339 (call or text), nporter@triad.rr.com