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Your Donation Funded Animal Care Facility Improvements

Posted May 12, 2021 by Vindi Sekhon


Thanks to your incredible support, several animal care infrastructure projects have been successfully completed! With the unexpected damage to Wildlife Rescue’s 30-year-old hospital building in 2017, the organization had to pivot quickly to continue to meet the critical needs of...

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Your Donation Helped Build the Medical Treatment Centre!

Posted by Vindi Sekhon


Thanks to your incredible support, the Medical Treatment Centre has been successfully completed and is fully operational! The new Medical Treatment Centre was an urgently needed conversion of an existing building at Wildlife Rescue when heavy snowfall and rain damaged...

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Spring Match Goal Surpassed!

Posted March 30, 2021 by Vindi Sekhon


Thanks to you, we surpassed our Spring Matching goal and some! Thanks to your amazing community support, we reached the initial target of $30,000 early on in the month, which inspired new donors to come forward with additional challenge gifts...

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A Day in the Life of a Wildlife Care Assistant

Posted February 15, 2021 by Sasha, Wildlife Technician


Feeding. Cleaning. Health checks. Feeding. Cleaning. Health checks. A day in the life of a Wildlife Care Assistant may sound repetitive, but each day brings new challenges that will keep you on your toes, and new inspiration that connects you...

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A Day in the Life of a Wildlife Helpline & Rescue Assistant

Posted by Sasha, Wildlife Technician


The Wildlife Helpline and Rescue Assistant position is a fast-paced and exciting position designed to help staff manage daily responsibilities in the Support Centre during the busy summer months. Your main duties will include answering the phones, organizing rescues, admitting...

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Wetlands and Wildlife

Posted February 2, 2021 by Vindi Sekhon


Great Blue Herons relax in a pool at Wildlife Rescue in Burnaby, BC in July. Wetlands are crucial to our environment, wetlands provide a habitat for a variety of animals such as fish, birds, invertebrates and are an essential part...

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2020: The Year in Review

Posted January 7, 2021 by Vindi Sekhon


Wildlife Rescue faced many challenges in 2020, but dedicated and compassionate supporters, volunteers, and staff worked hard together to help thousands of wildlife in need. Wildlife Rescue admitted 4,784 patients in 2020! 147 different species were brought in, including a...

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Happy International Volunteer Day!

Posted December 5, 2020 by Vindi Sekhon


Today is International Volunteer Day and Wildlife Rescue Association of BC is grateful for the volunteers and their hard work, commitment and service they share with wildlife 365 days a year. Wildlife has a second chance at life because of...

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Annual Volunteer Appreciation

Posted September 4, 2020 by Vindi Sekhon


Our annual volunteer appreciation is a chance for Wildlife Rescue staff to recognize our volunteers and all the work they do to help local wildlife. This year we held a virtual ‘Year in Review’ event on Zoom featuring a live...

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Great Blue Heron Survivors Released to Rookery

Posted August 7, 2020 by Vindi Sekhon


Majestic and serene, Great Blue Herons are an important part of British Columbia’s ecosystem. The beautiful grey-blue colour of their wings can be spotted in both freshwater and saltwater wetlands as well as lakes, which they rely on as their...

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