Who We Are!

Welcome to Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge’s Blog!

Cedar Run is a non-profit rehabilitation hospital for native New Jersey wildlife and a nature center for environmental education that is open to the public located in Medford, New Jersey. The organization was founded in 1957 by the Woodford family, lending to our name, on 171 acres in the pine barrens.

As the busiest wildlife rehabilitation hospital in NJ, we see almost 5,000 animals every year. Our most common patient is the Eastern Cottontail.

Our Education Department reaches over 30,000 people from all over New Jersey, including over 16,000 students from over 300 schools. Our education programs are geared toward conservation education, while incorporating live wildlife ambassadors and artifacts.

Currently, Cedar Run is home to 63 permanent resident birds, mammals, and reptiles, 19 of which work directly with our Education Department for programs. All residents are native species, and are non-releasable individuals.

To learn more about Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, visit our website: cedarrun.org

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