Ski and Tea cancelled

The Ski and Tea program is cancelled for  January 19.  Please be careful on our walkways and trails with all the ice.  There are dangerous and slippery areas.

Trail still in poor condition

Trail is open and a few people have been out.  Conditions are icy, and there are some bare spots.  Trail has not been groomed recently.  Please be careful.  Trail may become unusable for skiers after tomorrow’s rain. Reminder:  anyone using snowshoes on our ski...

Ski Trail Not Usable

Until we have a new snowfall, the ski trail is unusable by skiers.  It is not groomed at this time; there are patches of ice, leaves, twigs and seeds on the trail and it is slushy.

Trails not good for skiing

Ski trails are in terrible condition until new snow arrives.   Lots of seeds and twigs have been blown down, trail is icy and uneven with all the tracks that are frozen. Please do not walk on groomed ski tracks.  This ruins the trail for those who enjoy...

Black-billed Cuckoo

Allow me to introduce you to our friend the Black-billed Cuckoo. The Black-billed Cuckoo came to the Wildlife Sanctuary 2 years ago after being transferred from another rehab facility in the state. He unfortunately came into their facility with a wing injury which...

West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus by Madalyn James This summer I had the amazing opportunity to be able to intern in the rehab program here at the sanctuary. Being a rehab intern over the summer I got to experience many new things from helping orphaned baby rabbits to giving medical...

A Summer to Remember

A Summer to Remember By: Whitney Birnbaum, WLS college summer wildlife rehabilitation intern 2016 This past summer was one I will never forget! I learned so much more about native Wisconsin wildlife than I ever thought I could in such a short amount of time. Learning...

Franklin’s Gull

Frankie the Franklin’s Gull Say hello to Frankie the Franklin’s Gull. Frankie came to us in June of 2012. He was transferred from the Wildlife Care Clinic located in Ames, IA where he had been admitted to their program with a wing injury. Unfortunately for Frankie,...