Tag: wildlife

Trumpeter Swans: A Fight for Survival

Trumpeter Swan still faces numerous threats to its existence. Among others, lead poisoning as a result of the ingestion of ammunition pellets left in old hunting grounds and fishing tackle would have to be considered one of the most sinister threats that this beautiful bird faces today.

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Learn to Co-Exist with Vulnerable Wildlife

The Western Painted Turtle is the only native pond turtle left in BC. Currently, they are blue-listed which means they are sensitive to human disturbances and natural occurrences. They are considered vulnerable to habitat loss and are susceptible to human and natural disturbances.

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Happy Reunition

This relaxed attitude of the bushtits and heroic residents from a local community in East Vancouver, BC helped Wildlife Rescue reunite a fallen nest back to its parents within 24 hours.

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Thank you for helping us save endangered animals

This year, Wildlife Rescue celebrates 40 years of partnering with you to save wild lives throughout our communities. During our four decades, we have cared for more than 115,000 animals and – with your support – are working to help many more in the years ahead.

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Order Today! 2020 Wildlife Rescue Calendar

Order Today! 2020 Wildlife Rescue Calendar

The 2020 This Is Wild calendar is now available! This year’s calendar features wonderful photography by local photographer – and Wildlife Rescue volunteer – Paul Steeves.

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Long-term Care & Treatment for Peli

In situations like this we want to encourage the public to call our wildlife response line immediately so we can prevent injuries and infections from escalating and start medical treatment before starvation, infection, and death occurs,” says Janelle Stephenson, Hospital Manager at Wildlife Rescue Association of BC.

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Inquisitive Common Raven Released back to the wild!

The first task, a crucial one, was to teach the bird how to self-feed. Following weeks of hand-feeding, Wildlife Rescue Association staff started hiding the raven’s food in order to stimulate its mind and help train it to become ‘self-sufficient’ by searching for and locating its own food source.

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Wildlife Rescue helps nurture the Common Raven

Society has long been fascinated by the raven due to many reasons. Ravens are amongst the most intelligent of all birds, with some experts rating their intelligence up there with both dolphins and chimpanzees.

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Pay Attention to Hummingbird Feeders in the Winter

As we prepare for deadly cold snaps this winter, we want to educate and encourage our friends on how we can become instrumental to the survival of these hummingbirds.

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Show Compassion to our Wildlife

Show Compassion to our Wildlife

Wildlife Rescue BC encourages the public to refrain from these options at all costs and learn how to resolve rodent and wildlife proliferation in your home and residence with options that are inhumane and those that protect and serve the wildlife in our environments.

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