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Sanctuary specializing in rehabilitation care & treatment of small mammals, songbirds, waterfowl, raptors, shorebirds. Visits $7/adults $6/child 4 & older.
Possumwood Acres Wildlife Sanctuary Mission
• To provide a wild animal facility for the rescue, treatment, and release of sick, injured, and orphaned native
• To educate the public about and to promote understanding of the local wildlife and their habitats;
• To increase awareness of and appreciation for the value of wildlife and the environment, and to protect these
• To promote the highest standards in all activities of the wildlife rehabilitator profession;
• To promote networking, communication, and cooperation among rehabilitators, wildlife organizations, and
facilities on local, statewide, and national levels.
- THE GOVERNOR'S AWARD FOR VOLUNTEER SERVICE
- Major League BASES Award- from Onslow County Schools and The Jacksonville/Onslow Chamber of Commerce. This award is given to businesses and organizations that support the school system through volunteer service and/or financial contributions. BASES stands for "Businesses Assisting Schools in Educating Students". Possumwood Acres has received awards in the past, a Major League in 2007 and an All Star award in 2009.