American Wildlife Refuge is a nonprofit based in Raleigh, NC that rescues and rehabilitates injured raptors and releases those able to care for themselves back into the wild. They also provide a refuge and placement services for unreleasable birds and provide educational presentations to the public.
BeWild is a nonprofit based in Chapel Hill, NC dedicated to educating the community about responsible exotic pet ownership and safe cohabitation with local wildlife through interactive programs. They also offer adoptions and act as a rescue for displaced exotic pets.
Carolina Tiger Rescue is a nonprofit based in Pittsboro, NC that saves and protects wild cats in captivity and in the wild. They provide a forever home for exotic animals in need and also educate the public.

The Conservators Center is a nonprofit based in Burlington, NC dedicated to reconnecting people with wildlife. They’re focused on public education throughout the Triangle and Triad and they partner with other organizations across the country to help members of the public learn more about the animals we share our planet with.

Eyes Ears Nose and Paws is a nonprofit based in Carrboro, NC that harnesses the unique strengths of human-canine partnerships. They teach inmates to train assistance dogs that are then partnered with people who have disabilities.

Go Conscious Earth is a nonprofit based in Durham, NC that protects African rainforests and the people and animals that live there by partnering with indigenous communities to eliminate extreme poverty and cultivate sustainable practices.
Goathouse Refuge is a nonprofit animal sanctuary based in Pittsboro, NC dedicated to providing cage-free care for cats regardless of age, medical issues or disposition until a permanent loving adoptive home can be found.
The Humane Society of Alamance County is a nonprofit based in Burlington, NC whose mission is to enrich the lives of animals and promote responsible pet ownership through adoption, spay & neuter programs, and humane education.
Orange County Animal Services has animals available for adoption and also partners with area rescue organizations to place animals with loving homes. They enforce State and County laws that protect animals and offer low-cost rabies clinics, spay/neuter programs and other services.
Orange County Beekeepers Association is an independent chapter of the NC Beekeepers Association, the largest state beekeeping association in the U.S. They advance beekeeping through improved communication, education and the support of beekeeping science.
Our Wild Neighbors is a nonprofit based in the Triangle that’s dedicated to the rehabilitation and release of injured and orphaned wildlife. They provide professional medical treatment and integrate animals back into their natural habitats, along with offering educational programs for schools and businesses.
Paws4ever is a nonprofit based in Mebane, NC dedicated to creating and growing lifetime relationships between pets and people through adoption, training, education & care. Formed in 1962, they also offer a sanctuary, dog park, nature trail and more.
Piedmont Wildlife Center is a nonprofit based in Durham, NC whose mission is to inspire people to develop a positive lifelong connection with nature and to encourage active engagement in conservation. They accomplish this through a community-oriented approach to nature education, leadership development and conservation science.
Raptor Insights is a nonprofit based in Chapel Hill, NC focusing on educational programs featuring raptors and consultation on raptor care and management, including owls, hawks and falcons.
Spirit Canine Rescue is a nonprofit based in Snow Camp, NC dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and responsible placement of abandoned, abused and neglected dogs of all breeds.
Wildlife Welfare is a nonprofit based in Raleigh, NC dedicated to the rehabilitation and release of injured and orphaned wildlife. They also offer training and support for individuals to become licensed rehabilitators.

+ Many more to be announced!

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