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A Message from MARS Manager

ANNOUNCEMENT: As you all know, we at MARS have had a very challenging spring with the influx of many raccoons, kits & fawns. These babies have many different stories and some are memorable. The raccoon kit seen climbing on one of our caregivers in a...

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MARS is overflowing with babies!

MARS has oodles of baby raccoons and deer. While they are cute as can be, they are also very demanding and expensive to care for. They require expensive goat's milk and have to be fed several times a day. If you would like to donate to help with their...

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MARS News Release

Giving Is Rewarding The act of giving can be tremendously rewarding and June is the month of the Great Canadian Giving Challenge where every dollar donated online at “Canada Helps “ to any non- profit organization makes it eligible to win the...

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MARS Kids Contest

HOW TO WIN: Please write and tell us why you think helping wildlife in trouble is a good idea and you could win one of three waterproof backpacks specially made by Barb, a creative MARS volunteer; A BIG YELLOW BIRD backpack; A BIG FISH backpack...

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The month of “MARS” wildlife paintings by Lisa Joan

On March 31st from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., Lisa will be displaying her artwork at the Driftwood Mall. All pieces are for sale and are part of a month long project to paint wildlife with half of the proceeds being donated to MARS. Come and have a look at this...

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MARS Wildlife Festival well attended

Thank you to everyone who came out for our first Wildlife Festival. There were several hundred attendees and everyone seemed to have a good time. The presentations and the displays were both interesting and educational. Tundra the wolf was a huge hit as always. A...

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MARS Visitors Centre

This happy group of volunteers will be designing the visitor’s centre displays. For a sneak preview, and an opportunity to provide feedback, join us at the Wildlife festival on March 17!

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MARS New (to us) Rescue Vehicle

Recently, MARS started looking for a used vehicle for wildlife rescues. It had to meet certain requirements such as 4WD or AWD, ability to accommodate large animal cages and of course be within our budget. After an extensive search we found a...

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