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  Thank you for all who participated!  FINALISTS 4th place - Robert Skoye   3rd place - Lilly Hiebert   2nd place - Robert Skoye   1st place - Stuart Rogers   Public Choice - Melissa Brathwaite   HONORABLE MENTIONS [gallery size="medium" columns="2" link="none" ids="17579,17578,17577,17576,17570,17569,17568,17567,17566,17565,17564"]    ...

Calgary Wildlife Rehabilitation Society has nearly reached its capacity to take in baby hares just as the busy baby season starts. Calgary Wildlife is currently caring for 35 baby hares that were brought to the wildlife clinic by well-meaning individuals thinking the babies needed help. But in...

  Calgary Wildlife Rehabilitation Society's Official Response to Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI- commonly known as Bird Flu). Bird Flu has recently been found throughout Alberta and is spreading among wild, domestic, and captive birds. Calgary Wildlife will temporarily not be accepting waterfowl and corvids, and will only...

The holidays are a time of joy and togetherness for many families. Festive lights, decorations, and music can be seen indoors and outdoors. While these decorations make the holiday season more festive for us, they are potential hazards for wild animals. Every Christmas season, we...

Swainson’s Hawk Dissemination Piece By: Natasha Kervin (a third-year Zoology student at the University of Calgary)   Information about Swainson’s Hawks   The Swainson’s Hawk (Buteo swainsoni) is a migratory hawk that lives in Calgary as well as western Canada and the U.S. Breeding occurs in North America during spring...

  Today (July 28) is World Nature Conservation Day! We are calling our supporters to get outdoors, interact with nature, and leave a positive mark behind. The team here at Calgary Wildlife has put together a BINGO challenge for you and the family to enjoy. Make...

Sometimes the story is TOO good not to share. We love highlighting and celebrating positive human-wildlife encounters. One of our volunteers and three neighbours in a Calgary community pulled together to reunite a mamma skunk and a baby with the rest of her little ones!...

  Environment Canada biologists have concluded that the leading cause of bird deaths are collisions with windows on buildings. If the bird does not die from the impact alone, the period of shock that follows makes them easy prey for predators. Ecosystems lose millions of birds...

  Well, that’s a wrap! Our June Baby Shower Series is officially complete (and we are already looking forward to next year’s!). We had such a fun time introducing you to some of our youngest patients and having our dedicated animal care staff share valuable species...