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A “Warm” thank you to Terratek

A big warm  "thank-you" to Sal McQuarrie and Ben Frank of Terratek for the solar panel installation at the new MARS site. Terratek waived their installation fee and used the money to add 4 more panels. The system is up and running and as soon as the weather turns...

Walk For Wildlife

WHAT:  Walk For Wildlife WHERE:  Frank James Park (Willow Point) |  Campbell River Seawalk, Campbell River, BC WHEN:  Sunday, June 4th, 2017  | 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM COST:  Adult $5 | Family $10 | Child U-12 Free CONTACT:  Lynda Hodgkinson |  pauljack@telus.net | (250)...

Launch of New Campaign

MARS has launched a new campaign called "The Flight Club" to help us build an essential structure for recovering birds. Treating an injury is the first step toward recovery but strengthening muscles in order to sustain flight is also a vital part of the process. We...

Humpty And Hyacinthe Need New Digs

Homes for education ambassador birds are on the must-have list for the new MARS Wildlife Rescue Centre.  These permanent residents, five owls, two Bald eagles and one Red-Tailed hawk, make regular visits to schools in the Comox Valley and Campbell River areas on...

MARS Needs $70,000 In Immediate Funding

The new MARS Wildlife Rescue Centre taking shape north of Courtenay on Vancouver Island is well underway, but still needs vital funding. MARS caregivers will begin treating injured, ill and orphaned wildlife in the new wildlife hospital beginning in May, but there is...

Eagle, Swan, Hawk, Uncertain Days Ahead

A typical day at the MARS Wildlife hospital contains the poignant reminder that it does not always end well for our patients. Many arrive dead on arrival, others die in transit to and from the facility. Sadness and tears associated with poor outcomes are as common as...