Medicine River Wildlife Centre

A young river otter was rescued and taken to Medicine River Wildlife Centre earlier this week. (Photo from Facebook)

Baby otter recuperating at central Alberta wildlife centre

First otter in care at Medicine River Wildlife Centre

 

This owlet was diagnosed with avian flu and had to be euthanized at the Medicine River Wildlife Centre. (Contributed photo)

Many sick birds brought to Medicine River Wildlife Centre this spring have fatal avian flu

People should call with concerns about sick, injured, or abandoned wildlife, says director

 

A baby fox with an injured leg is healing at Medicine River Wildlife Centre in this Advocate file photo. (Contributed)

Earlier wildlife births and bird migrations are happening in central Alberta this spring

Medicine River Wildlife Centre staff are noticing accelerated cycles in nature

 

Medicine River Wildlife Centre has plans to build a raptor flight compound. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Central Alberta wildlife centre needs help so raptors can soar again

Medicine River Wildlife Centre to build raptor flight compound

Medicine River Wildlife Centre has plans to build a raptor flight compound. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Red Deer Emergency Services and Medicine River Wildlife Centre worked together to rescue a deer from ice on Red Deer River on Monday. (Photos from Facebook)

Deer rescued from Red Deer River

Red Deer Emergency Services and Medicine Wildlife Centre team up

Red Deer Emergency Services and Medicine River Wildlife Centre worked together to rescue a deer from ice on Red Deer River on Monday. (Photos from Facebook)
FILE - Synthetic Halloween spider webs should be monitored to ensure birds do not get tangled in the webs and injured. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
FILE - Synthetic Halloween spider webs should be monitored to ensure birds do not get tangled in the webs and injured. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
A chipping sparrow stuck to fly tape was brought to Medicine River Wildlife Centre on July 12. (Photo from Facebook)

Fly tape a hazard for birds, says central Alberta wildlife centre

Medicine River Wildlife Centre helps release chipping sparrow

A chipping sparrow stuck to fly tape was brought to Medicine River Wildlife Centre on July 12. (Photo from Facebook)
Medicine River Wildlife Centre recently helped find a home for an orphaned eaglet (Photo from Facebook)
Medicine River Wildlife Centre recently helped find a home for an orphaned eaglet (Photo from Facebook)
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
The viewing tower at Medicine River Wildife Centre is part of the centre’s walking trail. (Photo from Facebook)
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

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

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)
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).