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  • 228 W. Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays, NY 11946

The Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center

Estelle Alexander was born in 1910, married to Jack Alexander, and had one child, Leslie Alexander. Estelle went by Evelyn. She was an artist and a great singer and always loved animals. In response to a generous endowment presented to the Wildlife Rescue Center by Mr. Leslie Alexander in early 2011, the Wildlife Rescue Center became the Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center in honor of Mr. Alexander’s mother.

The Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center, Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to the rehabilitation of wild animals impacted by the encroachment of humans on their habitat. It is a grassroots organization that grew from a few concerned friends to a group of over 1000 members and supporters. The center is a full-time professional wildlife hospital staffed by licensed rehabilitators, biologists, animal behaviorists, and volunteers. Over 100 people have been trained to assist in wildlife rescues.

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The Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center is located on Munn’s Pond Park through a cooperative licensing agreement with Suffolk County Department of Parks, Recreation, and Conservation. The center is situated on a greenbelt of public land parcels totaling several thousand acres and stretches from Tiana Bay to Peconic Bay located on the eastern end of Long Island, NY. This is a unique and irreplaceable ecosystem consisting of salt and fresh water wetlands, pine barrens, deciduous forest, and meadowland.

It is the perfect setting for a wildlife rehabilitation center. The hospital is designed exclusively for wild animals. Unlike a veterinary hospital, there are no ambient noises or smells to stress the wildlife that are recovering within. The Wildlife Rescue Center receives over 10,000 calls each year for information or assistance with wild animal encounters. We also provide educational programs to local elementary and secondary schools. Students from local colleges participate in cooperative education programs and internships.

The Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center annual operating budget exceeds $750,000, almost all of which comes from the generosity of people like you. Thank you for your continued support and generosity.

Board Of Directors at Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center

Executive Director: Virginia (Ginnie) Frati Medical Director: Justin Molnar, DVM

Jim Hunter
Jonathan Turetsky, DVM
Linda Beutelschies, RA
Jane Gill
Missy Hargraves
John J. Leonard, Esq.
Dana Shaw
Ingrid Edelman

Honorary Board

Ingrid Arneberg | Rosalie Brinton | Catherine Cahill | Thomas J. Edelman

Linda Lambert | Will Marin | Maryann & Robert Marston | Howard Marton

Avis Richards | Beth Ostrosky Stern | Ellen & Chuck Scarborough | Sony Schotland | Marcy Warren

 
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