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Individuals listed in this directory have the required permits to work with wildlife. MWRA provides this service solely for the benefits of its members and the public. It is not intended in any way to endorse anyone on this list.

Disclaimer: The MWRA is not responsible for the injury of anyone who chooses to handle wildlife that is being transported to a rehabilitator.


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Maryland Counties

Allegany County Anne Arundel County Baltimore County Baltimore City Calvert County Caroline County Carroll County Cecil County Charles County Dorchester County Frederick County Garrett County Harford County Howard County Kent County Montgomery Count Prince George's County Queen Anne's County Somerset County St. Mary's County Talbot County Washington County Wicomico County Worcester County

Allegany County

See Kathleen Handley (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker (Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)

Anne Arundel County

See Kathleen Handley (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Kathleen Woods (Phoenix Wildlife Center, Inc. located in Baltimore County)
See Mary Martin (Back to the Wild Rehab & Rescue located in St. Mary’s County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker (Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)

Baltimore County

Julia Dagnello
Towson, MD
614-634-1712
MD MWR Permit# 55839
Mammals

Amy Lynne
Ellicott City, MD
443-846-8483
MD WLR Permit# 55654
Mammals/Opossums

Kathleen Woods/Phoenix Wildlife Center, Inc.
Phoenix, MD
410-628-9736
MD MWR Permit# 55481
MD RVS Permit# 55479
USFWS Permit# MB035779-0
Bald Eagles, Mammals, Reptiles, Amphibians, Bats, Healthy Orphaned Young of the Year, Raccoons, Skunks, Fox

See Kathleen Handley (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker (Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)

Baltimore City

See Kathleen Woods (Phoenix Wildlife Center, Inc. located in Baltimore County)

Calvert County

Patricia Terrant
Blue Angel Rescue Wildlife Rehabilitation
Lusby, MD
410-610-6903
MD MWR Permit# 56939
Mammals

Carole VanWie
Lusby, MD
410-991-0783
MD MWR Permit# 55687
USFWS Permit# MB835110-0
Birds, Mammals

See Kathleen Handley (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Mary Martin (Back to the Wild Rehab & Rescue located in St. Mary’s County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker (Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)

Caroline County

See Kathleen Handley (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker (Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)

Carroll County

See Kathleen Handley (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Kathleen Woods (Phoenix Wildlife Center, Inc. located in Baltimore County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker (Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)

Cecil County

Debi Patterson
Elkton, MD
443-553-3245
MD MWR Permit# 55605
Mammals, Reptiles and Amphibians

See Kathleen Handley (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Kathleen Woods (Phoenix Wildlife Center, Inc. located Baltimore County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker (Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)

Charles County

See Kathleen Handley (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Carole VanWie (Located in Calvert County)
See Mary Martin (Back to the Wild Rehab & Rescue located in St. Mary’s County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker (Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)

Dorchester County

See Kathleen Handley (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Kathleen Woods (Phoenix Wildlife Center, Inc. located in Baltimore County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker (Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)

Frederick County

Barbara Stastny, DVM
Opossum Pike Veterinary Clinic
Frederick, MD
301-662-2322
MD MWR Permit# 55655
USFWS Permit# MB809267-0
Mammals, Birds

See Kathleen Handley (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Kathleen Woods (Phoenix Wildlife Center, Inc. located in Baltimore County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker (Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)

Garrett County

See Kathleen Handley (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker (Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)

Harford County

See Kathleen Handley (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Kathleen Woods (Phoenix Wildlife Center, Inc. located in Baltimore County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker (Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)

Howard County

Judy Holzman
All Creatures Great and Small
Columbia, MD
410-740-5096
MD MWR Permit# 55480
USFWS Permit# MB832074-0
Birds and Mammals

See Kathleen Handley (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Amy Lynne (Located in Howard and Baltimore Counties)
See Suzanne Shoemaker (Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)

Kent County

See Kathleen Handley (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker (Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)

Montgomery County

Kathleen Handley
Second Chance Wildlife Center
Gaithersburg, MD
301-926-9453
MD MWR Permit# 55685
MD RVS Permit# 55686 (Bats only)
USFWS Permit# MB99586A-0
Mammals, Birds (Indigenous only), Reptiles, Amphibians, Bats

Lee Prouty
Rockville, MD
301-460-7468
MD MWR Permit# 55484
Waterfowl Conflict Issues & Rescues

Suzanne Shoemaker
Owlmoon Raptor Center
Boyds, MD
301-353-8947
MD MWR Permit# 55660
USFWS Permit# MB062767-0
Birds (Raptors only)

See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)

Prince George’s County

See Kathleen Handley (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Mary Martin (Back to the Wild Rehab & Rescue located in St. Mary’s County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker(Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)

Queen Anne’s County

Kim McLamb
Grasonville, MD
443-786-8992
MD MWR Permit# 56450
Mammals

See Kathleen Handley (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker (Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)

St. Mary’s County

Mary Martin
Back to the Wild Rehab & Rescue
California, MD
240-298-6324
MD MWR Permit# 55658
Deer Fawn, Mammals
MD RVS Permit# 55659
Healthy orphaned young of the year raccoons, foxes and skunks

Zsuzsanna Lazar
Raccoon Kingdom Wildlife Rehabilitation Home
California, MD
202-230-2554 (text is best)
MD MWR Permit# 56737
MD RVS Permit# 57039
Healthy Orphaned Young of the Year, Raccoons, Skunks, Fox

See Kathleen Handley (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Carole VanWie (Located in Calvert County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker (Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)

Somerset County

See Kathleen Handley (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker (Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)

Talbot County

See Kathleen Handley (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Kathleen Woods (Phoenix Wildlife Center, Inc. located in Baltimore County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker (Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)

Washington County

See Kathleen Handley (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker (Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)

Wicomico County

See Kathleen Handley (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker (Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)

Worcester County

See Kathleen Handley (Second Chance Wildlife Center located in Montgomery County)
See Suzanne Shoemaker (Owlmoon Raptor Center located in Montgomery County)
See Judy Holzman (All Creatures Great and Small located in Howard  County)

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Nuisance Wildlife

DNR Wildlife Damage Control Cooperators List

Washington D.C.

Anne Lewis
City Wildlife
Washington, D.C.
202-882-1000
MD MWR Permit# 55254
USFWS Permit# MB93358A-0
Birds, Mammals, Reptiles and Amphibians

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