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Annual Volunteer Appreciation

Posted September 4, 2020 by vindi


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


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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Group of California Quail Ready to Return Home

Posted by vindi


Last month, Wildlife Rescue provided supportive care to 17 orphaned California Quail nestlings who were found abandoned in their nest near a construction site in Osoyoos, BC. The finder brought the quail in at the right time or it would...

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Navigating Bats in Your Community

Posted by vindi


Wildlife Rescue Support Centre has been busy answering phone calls and coordinating the increased amounts of bat appearances during the day in the last 3 months. Although the majority of the 208 calls are inquiries from callers interested in learning...

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Steller’s Jay Fledglings Rescued after Predator Attacks

Posted June 16, 2020 by vindi


Voted as BC’s official bird in 1987, Steller’s Jays are known for their beautiful blue colour on their wings and the unique black plume of feathers on their heads. These birds are a staple of the West and frequent visitors...

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How to Safely Drop-Off Wildlife During COVID-19

Posted April 9, 2020 by vindi


During the busy Spring and Summer months, injured and orphaned baby birds are in need of your support. Together, we can continue to provide services in our local communities by helping wildlife in need. Hundreds of injured and orphaned wildlife...

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Learn to Co-Exist with Vulnerable Wildlife

Posted December 17, 2019 by vindi


The stunning Western Painted Turtle, Chrysemys picta bellii, is named for its bright yellow stripes on the head, neck, tail, and legs and beautiful red on the shell (carapace) and belly (plaston). Painted Turtles have webbed hind feet and slender claws on...

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Order Today! 2020 Wildlife Rescue Calendar

Order Today! 2020 Wildlife Rescue Calendar

Posted November 18, 2019 by sam


If you're in Canada, purchase yours online by scrolling down and entering in your information below. For those in the US or International you'll need to email us to get a quote on pricing for your region! Please contact us...

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Long-term Care & Treatment for Peli

Posted November 7, 2019 by vindi


Photo Credit: Carolyn Madge American White Pelicans (Pelecanus Erythrohynchos) are a majestic and gregarious bird species that’s a rare encounter for many of us in Canada. During the spring and summer months flocks migrate to the Williams Lake area of...

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Inquisitive Common Raven Released back to the wild!

Posted October 21, 2019 by vindi


Photo Credit: Paul Steeves Last week, we shared how Wildlife Rescue assessed this injured and orphaned Common Raven when it first arrived at Wildlife Rescue hospital. Follow the first part of his journey here. As the young raven began to...

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