Bobbie the Woodchuck

Meet our resident woodchuck, Bobbie. She came to us in 2014 as a young adult from Howard, WI. Unfortunately, she had been struck by a vehicle and as a result suffered head trauma and a permanent injury to her hind left leg. Due to the injuries, she was unable to be...

Resident Barn Swallow

This is our resident male Barn Swallow, Cliffy.  Cliffy came to the Wildlife Sanctuary in 2013. He was transferred from a rehab facility in Minnesota where he had been admitted with a wing injury. Unfortunately for Cliffy, his wing never fully healed. He does have...

Sunny the Bullsnake

Meet our resident Bullsnake Sunny. Sunny is our female Bullsnake, who came to us in August of 2017 after she had hatched out in spring. She was donated to us by a breeder who did not want to keep her. Bullsnakes, Pituophis catenifer, are one of the more uncommon to...

Victor the Vulture

I’d like to introduce you to our resident Turkey Vulture Victor. Victor came to the Wildlife Sanctuary in September of 2009 as a juvenile who had lost the majority of his right wing. The exact cause of the injury is unknown, but the wing was already in the process of...

Chipmunk

We’d like to introduce our resident Eastern Chipmunk. He came to us in October of 2015 after he had been hit by a vehicle. Unfortunately, this caused him to have a permanent head tilt due to the trauma he sustained. He is very mobile and can navigate his exhibit...

Ski Trail in very bad shape

The cross country ski trail is in very poor condition.  Melting last weekend and then freezing has made the trail very icy and dangerous.  The groomed tracks are almost non-existent, and there are a lot of footprints in the trail.  Areas on the boardwalks are...

Donny and Marie Opossum

Say hello to our resident Virginia Opossums Donny and Marie.  Donny and Marie came to us in Spring of 2019 after they had been found alone by members of the public.  They were only a couple months old at the time, and with all the intense care they needed they grew...

Ski trail

Cross-country ski trails have finally been groomed!   Trails are open 8am-4:30 pm daily. Reminder: Please do not walk on the groomed tracks!