Little and Helpless
Or are they? Little, yes. Helpless, NO! Young hares (White-tailed Jackrabbits and Snowshoe Hares) are born fully haired, eyes open…
GoFundMe - New Flight Enclosure
Medicine River Wildlife Centre receives more than 2000 injured and orphaned wild animals from caring members of the public each…
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…
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…
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. Fundrasing efforts are underway to complete the project. The nature trail is open for hikers, birdwatchers, and picnicers.
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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National Wildlife Week - April 8-14
Join the Canadian Wildlife Federation in celebrating National Wildlife Week! This year, we are celebrating how we are all connected with wildlife. Share your connection online using #ThankYouWildlife.
Bottle Pickup Service Reaches 100th Client
Our Drink Container Pickup Service was introduced just over a year ago. It was received very well with just over $8,000 raised!
An uncommon patient in our hospital arrived last week. A little, male Wood Duck was found thin, unstable on its feet, and unable to fly at Red Deer’s Waste Water Treatment Plant.