Autumn Open House
We are very excited to anounce our Autumn Open House! Our brand new wildlife hospital is nearing completion and we…
Meet Olive the Owl
After 16 years of handling the majority of the 150 education programs we do each year, Otis the Owl finally…
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…
Drink Container Pickup Service
People lead busy lives nowadays and often taking those drink containers to the depot are just too much effort. Many…
This year is an exciting time as we celebrate our 35th year of work in Alberta's communities. Since 1984 we…
Empowering people of all ages to make a difference for the environment and the wild animals living within it.
Caring for injured, orphaned, and compromised wild animals with the goal of returning them to appropriate wild habitats.
Our interpretive centre remains closed for renovations. Fundraising efforts are underway to complete the project. The nature trail is open for hikers, birdwatchers, and picnickers.
The Medicine River Wildlife Centre is a registered charity and is not a goverment operation. The Centre continues to exist only with community support... your support.
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Learning Lodge Opening May 2020
It has been many years since we have been able to take school children and other groups for onsite education programs. Although fundraising is only beginning for our new interpretive centre, a Learning Lodge is currently being constructed where groups will be able to view an education program, along with getting a guided sensory nature walk.
Each year we notice that injuries seem to come in bunches. If we get one humeral fracture, over the next few weeks, we will often see numerous humeral fractures. This summer we have seen large numbers of birds with leg dysfunctions.
Birds who have been hit in the head or spine often suffer nerve damage resulting in limp, useless legs. MRWC’s protocol for these cases is to…
Sea Can Donation
We are very lucky to have received two sea can donations for placement next to our hospital. They will be painted to match the new building, thanks to time and materials also donated by Phillip Johnson Painting. The extra storage space gives us a clean and rodent-proof area for tools and feed. The generous donors of the sea cans wish to remain anonymous.