Think all skunks are the same? Come out to AIWC for this skunk-themed talk and tour, and learn about the different lives urban and rural skunks lead! We will also delve into why skunks spray, how best to get along with the skunks in your area, and how AIWC can rehabilitate over 50 baby skunks every year. A tour of sections of the AIWC facility will follow this presentation.
Bring your returnable glass and plastic bottles, as well as your pop cans, juice & milk cartons!
Enjoy refreshments while you search for your garage sale treasure!
We look forward to seeing you – rain or shine. Cash and credit card accepted for purchases.
Please note: Our wildlife hospital is not open for viewing during this event. Please refer to one of our On-Site Talk events to receive a guided tour of sections of our wildlife hospital.
Ravens, crows, jays and magpies are often regarding as pest species, yet are some of the most intelligent bird species around. This on-site talk focuses on their complex social structures, problem solving abilities, and the challenges that such clever animals present for local wildlife rehabilitators! A tour of sections of the AIWC facility will follow this presentation.
We humans are able to escape the summer heat merely by removing layers, hanging out near the air-conditioner, or sipping a nice cold drink – but what do our local wild animals do to beat the heat? Join us for a special presentation all about the special behaviours and adaptations wildlife uses to deal with high temperatures. A tour of sections of the AIWC facility will follow this program.
Many of AIWC’s patients during the fall are juvenile hawks who have been hit by cars. This month’s on-site talk will focus on the hawks of Alberta, why they so often are seen near roads, and the main threats facing them in the wild. A tour of sections of the AIWC facility will follow this presentation.
While some animals choose to sleep through the winter, others spend the winter months wide awake – and hungry. Discover how local predatory species overcome the wintery conditions in order to track down their next meal, what’s on the winter menu, and the challenges they face in the wild. A tour of sections of the AIWC facility will follow this presentation.