The Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center located at 228 West Montauk Highway in Hampton Bays,
NY. The center is licensed by NYSDEC and US Fish and Wildlife to care for injured
and sick wild animals in order to return them to the wild.
The Center has been doing so for over 20 years. In February of 2016, with no notice, all wildlife rehabilitators in New York State were issued new licenses with new conditions – prohibiting wildlife rehabilitators from accepting adult white tailed deer for rehabilitation and also from rehabilitating fawns after September 15. Said conditions also required any existing deer in care to be euthanized by May 15, 2016. Injured deer would now have to be shot by law enforcement and not given the chance to have their wounds treated. The visual...