WILD & FREE AGAIN began
as an individual effort to save one small opossum in late 1990.
Realizing that there were very few sources of help and information to
adequately care for and rehabilitate wildlife, Beverly Grage began
accepting wild mammals into care, eventually obtaining sufficient
experience and training to qualify for State permitting as a wildlife
rehabilitator. In 1994, State Game Wardens began bringing
birds of prey (raptors) to be cared for, and a whole new learning curve of
wildlife rehab began.
A U.S.Fish & Wildlife
migratory birds permit was obtained, allowing for the rehabilitation of
All efforts of wildlife
rehab are conducted solely from the rehabilitatorís own, personal funds.
There are no Federal, State, County or other funds for these efforts.
Wildlife rehabilitators exist completely from their own monies or from the
donations of others who share a common love and concern for the welfare of