Otis's Extreme Home Makeover
Have you ever found yourself stopped on the side of the road after hitting an owl with your car? Have…
The interpretive centre is closed for much needed renovations. Fundraising is underway to complete the project. The nature trail remains…
Through the Eyes of Otis the Owl
This one-of-a-kind book series, designed for children, is narrated by real-life education animal, Otis the Owl. An extension of the…
Medicine River Wildlife Centre's education programs aim to offer information to the public, which will in turn give them the power to make informed choices to help our environment.
Nearly all patients admitted to MRWC's hospital have been injured by human activities such as vehicles, power lines, barbed wire, windows, domestic cats and litter. 60% will be rehabilitated and released back into appropriate habitats.
Welcoming thousands of tourists on our trails and in the education centre each year, "Eco" tourism is an exciting way to bring the world together and make it a kinder place.
The Medicine River Wildlife Centre is a registered charity and receives no regular, ongoing, operational government or corporate funding. The Centre continues to exist only with community support... your support.
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What's New at the Wildlife Centre
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Odd & Unusual
The number of patients has increased once again this year with over 2000 injured, orphaned and compromised wild critters anticipated to pass through our care before the year is over.
The increase in calls requesting help with wildlife challenges in the Red Deer area prompted us to hire a Community Wildlife Liaison, Gwenevere Marshall, two years ago.
Facility Upgrade Update
The summer of 2015 at the Centre began with great spring weather, enthusiastic new staff and volunteers, and a secure operating budget. The challenge was that the Centre’s building was quickly becoming unusable.