Rehab Summer

Reflections on a Summer of Rehabilitation Working with wildlife results in a profound appreciation for the variety of animals you extensively care for each and every day. This appreciation goes well beyond being simply a “nature lover”. For example, some...

Enrichment for Coyotes and Bobcats

It’s “Reina”ing Cats and Dogs BY: Allie Olson, Enrichment and Training Intern This past summer was full of many great memories and challenges for me. Getting to know and work with all the animals was a great experience. I especially enjoyed presenting all the meet the...

Leaves starting to change

Finally, the maple trees are starting to turn orange and red along the trail.  Still quite a bit of green, but along with the cottonwood trees that are yellow — it’s a beautiful fall walk.

Enjoy the fall colors

Trees are just starting to turn from green to yellow, orange, and red.  Trails are dry and all are open.  Deer, turkeys, various woodpeckers, and Blue Jays are frequently seen along the way.

West Nile Virus

Even though the warm summer days are coming to an end, the West Nile Virus is still being carried on by mosquitos. Numerous crows, hawks, eagles, owls, and song birds arrive at the sanctuary daily due to West Nile Virus. Once admitted, these birds get put on a strict...