Medicine River Wildlife Centre

The viewing tower at Medicine River Wildife Centre is part of the centre’s walking trail. (Photo from Facebook)

Cross-country skiing coming to Medicine River Wildlife Centre

Recipient of $10,000 from 2019 Canada Winter Games Legacy Fund Society

  • Jun 17, 2021

 

A baby fox with an injured leg is healing at Medicine River Wildlife Centre. (Contributed)

Concern for wildlife continues during pandemic

Babies arriving at Medicine River Wildlife Centre

 

New deer masks are being made to replace this older mask used by staff at Medicine River Wildlife Centre. (Photo contributed)
New deer masks are being made to replace this older mask used by staff at Medicine River Wildlife Centre. (Photo contributed)

Mask maker protects fawns at central Alberta wildlife centre

Medicine River Wildlife Centre works to return animals to the wild

 

Carol Kelly at Medicine River Wildlife Centre says mild winter weather has been good for owls. (Photo from Facebook)
Carol Kelly at Medicine River Wildlife Centre says mild winter weather has been good for owls. (Photo from Facebook)
Waldo the red fox was healthy enough to return to the wild after rehabilitation at Medicine River Wildlife Centre. (Photo contributed)

Waldo the red fox returned to the wild

Medicine River Wildlife Centre rehabilitates fox

Waldo the red fox was healthy enough to return to the wild after rehabilitation at Medicine River Wildlife Centre. (Photo contributed)
The Medicine River Wildlife Centre wants to help an injured cormorant get to British Columbia. (Photo contributed)

Recuperating bird awaits a flight to B.C.

Medicine River Wildlife Centre working through government red tape

The Medicine River Wildlife Centre wants to help an injured cormorant get to British Columbia. (Photo contributed)
Medicine River Wildlife Centre has been getting calls about skunk odours, but sometimes, the stink is from cannabis smoke. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Don’t blame that smell on skunks

Cannabis confused with skunky odour

Medicine River Wildlife Centre has been getting calls about skunk odours, but sometimes, the stink is from cannabis smoke. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
An osprey was rescued last Tuesday after being tangled up in a power line near Dickson Dam. (Photo by Bing Fountain)

Osprey tangles with a power line and survives

FortisAlberta lineman to the rescue

An osprey was rescued last Tuesday after being tangled up in a power line near Dickson Dam. (Photo by Bing Fountain)
The Medicine River Wildlife Centre has been looking for a Merlin mother to adopt an orphan that was brought to the facility. (Photo from Facebook)

Yard work is disturbing more birds

Medicine River Wildlife Centre taking in more babies

The Medicine River Wildlife Centre has been looking for a Merlin mother to adopt an orphan that was brought to the facility. (Photo from Facebook)
This skunk was brought to the Medicine River Wildlife Centre with a disposable plastic drink container around its neck. (Contributed photo).
This skunk was brought to the Medicine River Wildlife Centre with a disposable plastic drink container around its neck. (Contributed photo).
Song birds moved into their new flight cage at Medicine River Wildlife Centre this week. (Photo from Facebook)

Birds move into new wildlife hospital

Medicine River Wildlife Centre to host grand opening this spring

Song birds moved into their new flight cage at Medicine River Wildlife Centre this week. (Photo from Facebook)
Cougars at the Discovery Park Wildlife Centre get extra straw bedding in their shelters during periods of extreme cold, said park owner Doug Bos. (Contributed photo).

Extra bedding or food helps captive wildlife survive in extreme cold in central Alberta

Medicine River Wildlife Centre, Discovery Wildlife Park take extra measures this week

Cougars at the Discovery Park Wildlife Centre get extra straw bedding in their shelters during periods of extreme cold, said park owner Doug Bos. (Contributed photo).
In this file photo, firefighters drag a hose to battle a fire near Bendalong, Australia, Jan. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Wildlife plan needed for wildfires in Alberta

Australian wildfires kill millions of animals

In this file photo, firefighters drag a hose to battle a fire near Bendalong, Australia, Jan. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
Medicine River Wildlife Centre is hosting on open house on Oct. 19 and 20. (Photo contributed)
Medicine River Wildlife Centre is hosting on open house on Oct. 19 and 20. (Photo contributed)
Erin Young, education co-ordinator at Medicine River Wildlife Centre, has been introducing people to the centre’s new education owl Olive. (Photo contributed)

Olive the owl joins wildlife centre in central Alberta

Owl rescued from Red Deer Golf course

Erin Young, education co-ordinator at Medicine River Wildlife Centre, has been introducing people to the centre’s new education owl Olive. (Photo contributed)
It’s beyond rare for a wolf to attack a human, says the Medicine River Wildlife Centre. (Photo by Northwest Conservation)

Wolf attacks against humans ‘beyond rare’

Red Deer River valley a wildlife corridor

It’s beyond rare for a wolf to attack a human, says the Medicine River Wildlife Centre. (Photo by Northwest Conservation)
Possible attempt to drown skunks in Red Deer

Possible attempt to drown skunks in Red Deer

Skunks survive with help from Medicine River Wildlife Centre

Possible attempt to drown skunks in Red Deer
On Friday two computers were stolen from the reception area at Medicine River Wildlife Centre. (File photo by Advocate staff)
On Friday two computers were stolen from the reception area at Medicine River Wildlife Centre. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Gwenevere Marshall, wildlife conflict specialist at Medicine River Wildlife Centre, rescued a skunk like this one from Blackfalds Skateboard Park on Thursday. (Contributed photo)

Skunk whisperer called to Blackfalds

Medicine River Wildlife Centre comes to the rescue

Gwenevere Marshall, wildlife conflict specialist at Medicine River Wildlife Centre, rescued a skunk like this one from Blackfalds Skateboard Park on Thursday. (Contributed photo)
Work is proceeding on the new animal hospital at the Medicine River Wildlife Centre, which is expected to be finished by the end of the summer. (Contributed photo).
Work is proceeding on the new animal hospital at the Medicine River Wildlife Centre, which is expected to be finished by the end of the summer. (Contributed photo).