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Entanglement & Water Recreation

Posted May 31, 2021 by vindi


As we move into warmer weather, more and more residents of Metro Vancouver are heading to the water to beat the heat. With Wildlife Rescue Association being located right by beautiful Burnaby Lake, we see first-hand the joy that water...

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Rooftop Goslings Continue to Face Challenges

Posted by vindi


Spring is one of the busiest times of the year for Wildlife Rescue especially with “Rooftop Rescues”. Last year, the rescue team was managing 10 rescues a day to save fluffy little goslings and bringing them to safety with their...

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Your Donation Funded Animal Care Facility Improvements

Posted May 12, 2021 by vindi


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


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


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


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 of the earth’s ecosystem. Despite how essential they are to the environment, wetlands are facing...

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2020: The Year in Review

Posted January 7, 2021 by vindi


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


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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