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“Wings for Wild at Heart” – Dec. 1st @ 6pm

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Join us Saturday, December 1st from 6pm-2am for “Wings for Wild at Heart”!

Wild at Heart is again partnering with Overtime Sports Bar & Grill (941 Notre Dame Avenue) for a fundraiser! A $20 ticket gets you 15 wings, and tickets must be purchased in advance. All net proceeds from ticket sales go directly to our organization. Once purchased, tickets can be emailed or picked up at our Centre (95 White Road, Lively).

Get your tickets here!

Dec. 14th SNOWY OWL paint night tickets on sale!

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Join Wild at Heart, and local artist Debra Lynn Ireland, for a paint night, December 14th, 2018 from 6:30-10pm! Participants will have the opportunity to paint one of the snowy owls cared for in 2018 (from a photograph) using acrylic under Debra’s instruction. All materials will be provided, and participants will be able to take their completed piece home with them. This paint night will take place in Wild at Heart’s education centre, and costs $40 per person. Spots are limited so book yours early! Tickets here.

This event is proudly sponsored by Barrydowne Paint.

Artist Biography: Debra Lynn Ireland, is a local artist from the Beaver Lake community. Debra studied graphic design in Toronto and soon after began her career as a wildlife artist. Working with pencil, watercolour, acrylic and pastel her art is driven by a love of both nature and wildlife. Debra has been awarded and recognized by numerous organizations including Ducks Unlimited, Endangered Species Fund of Canada, and the Japan Wildlife Centre. She also donates her art locally, to Wild at Heart, Pet Save, SPCA, Sudbury Food Bank and many others. Debra has taught art classes for children and adults, usually with a wildlife theme, but prefers to have the student pick from their own inspiration.

View Debra’s website here: www.animalartist.ca

Nov. 30th PD Day Registration NOW OPEN!

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Join Wild at Heart on November 30, 2018 for a day of PD Day Programming (9am-4pm)! Children ages 7-14 will learn about Northern Ontario wildlife and ecosystems, play games, do wildlife-themed crafts, and go on a tour of our facilities!

***Please note that your children will not be directly handling or touching any wildlife during this programming. We will be making enrichment toys for the animals, which your children will be able to see the animals play with.***

If you have any questions, please email Monica: monica@wahrefugecentre.org

BOTH STEPS NEED TO BE COMPLETED FOR A SPOT TO BE SECURED
1. Registration: http://wahrefugecentre.org/pd-day (link will open in a new tab)
2. Payment: http://wahrefugecentre.org/product/pd-day (link will open in a new tab)
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Wild at Heart is a charitable non-profit, volunteer-based organization that promotes wildlife conservation by providing veterinary care and rehabilitation to injured, sick, or orphaned wildlife in Northern Ontario with the goal of releasing rehabilitated animals back into the wild. In addition, we have a strong focus on community education, volunteers, student interns, and media events to increase the understanding of wildlife issues.

Symbolically adopt THIS sick Snowy Owl

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Today the Centre admitted this snowy owl, who was found to be underweight, covered in fleas, and very weak. We have started her flea treatment and a fluid/food plan to get her back to a healthy weight!
 
You can help her recover by symbolically adopting a snowy owl here.
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Wild at Heart is a charitable non-profit, volunteer-based organization that promotes wildlife conservation by providing veterinary care and rehabilitation to injured, sick, or orphaned wildlife in Northern Ontario with the goal of releasing rehabilitated animals back into the wild. In addition, we have a strong focus on community education, volunteers, student interns, and media events to increase the understanding of wildlife issues.

Thank you, Northeastern Elementary School!

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Thank you to the kindergarten classes at Northeastern Elementary School for raising over $170 AND 2 giant boxes of donations for Wild at Heart! One classroom had a veterinary clinic for the kids to learn and play in, and we were happy to lend them our toys and tools for an hour of learning 😊

Book a Wild at Heart workshop for your classroom or community group here.

Wolves Game Fundraiser – Dec. 2nd @ 3pm

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BE THERE when YOUR Sudbury Wolves take on the Mississauga Steelheads, Sunday, December 2nd! Proceeds from tickets purchased through Wild at Heart go directly to our animal care costs.

Stop by our Centre (95 White Road, Lively) to get your ticket today, or buy one online.

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Wild at Heart is a charitable non-profit, volunteer-based organization that promotes wildlife conservation by providing veterinary care and rehabilitation to injured, sick, or orphaned wildlife in Northern Ontario with the goal of releasing rehabilitated animals back into the wild. In addition, we have a strong focus on community education, volunteers, student interns, and media events to increase the understanding of wildlife issues.

We Need Tree Branches! Can You Help?

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Wild at Heart is in need of browse donations throughout the fall and wintertime for our two moose calves. We are looking for a commitment of two times a month to drop off a load of cut branches to our Centre (95 White Road, Lively). All sizes of donations are gladly accepted!

If you are interested in helping, please email us at mail@wahrefugecentre.org

Our moose thank you!

Fox Paint Night! Nov. 9th 6:30-10pm

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THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT!

 

Join Wild at Heart, and local artist Debra Lynn Ireland, for a paint night, November 9th, 2018 from 6:30-10pm! Participants will have the opportunity to paint one of the foxes cared for in 2018 (from a photograph) using acrylic under Debra’s instruction. All materials will be provided, and participants will be able to take their completed piece home with them. This paint night will take place in Wild at Heart’s education centre, and costs $40 per person. Spots are limited so book yours early!

This event is proudly sponsored by Barrydowne Paint.

Artist Biography: Debra Lynn Ireland, is a local artist from the Beaver Lake community. Debra studied graphic design in Toronto and soon after began her career as a wildlife artist. Working with pencil, watercolour, acrylic and pastel her art is driven by a love of both nature and wildlife. Debra has been awarded and recognized by numerous organizations including Ducks Unlimited, Endangered Species Fund of Canada, and the Japan Wildlife Centre. She also donates her art locally, to Wild at Heart, Pet Save, SPCA, Sudbury Food Bank and many others. Debra has taught art classes for children and adults, usually with a wildlife theme, but prefers to have the student pick from their own inspiration.

View Debra’s website here.

 

PD Day Programming – Oct. 26th 10am-3pm

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Join Wild at Heart on October 26, 2018 for a day of PD Day Programming! Children ages 8-12 will learn about Northern Ontario wildlife and ecosystems, play games, do wildlife-themed crafts, and go on a tour of our facilities!
 
***Please note that your children will not be directly handling or touching any wildlife during this programming.***
 
If you have any questions, please email us at mail@wahrefugecentre.org
 
Register here.
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Wild at Heart is a charitable non-profit, volunteer-based organization that promotes wildlife conservation by providing veterinary care and rehabilitation to injured, sick, or orphaned wildlife in Northern Ontario with the goal of releasing rehabilitated animals back into the wild. In addition, we have a strong focus on community education, volunteers, student interns, and media events to increase the understanding of wildlife issues.

 

31 Snapping Turtles Released!

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What an amazing community event at Simon Lake for the release of these 31 snapping turtles! On-site were media, Wild at Heart volunteers, Atikameksheng Anishnawbek staff and elders including Heather, Joan, and Damien, and the general public. View our release video here.

You can now symbolically adopt a snapping turtle! This will help Wild at Heart repair injured shells, or incubate eggs again in the future.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Jim Moodie (Sudbury Star) article: “Rescued as eggs, baby turtles continue Sudbury journey”

CBC coverage: “Wild at Heart ready to release rescued snapping turtles”

CTV Northern Ontario: “Second chance for baby snapping turtles”