Support Us

Each year the demand for our services increases.

In 2017, AIWC:

  • Treated 1,412 wild animals and helped hundreds more by assisting members of the public with wildlife-related issues, educating Albertans about natural wildlife behaviours and how best to live alongside our wildlife; and
  • Answered more than 5,000 wildlife related calls, providing assistance and information to support the wellbeing, and, in some cases, the survival, of animals.

12 ways you can support our efforts:

  1. Adopt A Wild Animal
  2. Sponsor a recovering patient
  3. Invite our education team to your classroom
  4. Become a friend of AIWC
  5. Make a one-time or monthly donation via CanadaHelps
  6. Help us build new enclosures and rehabilitation spaces. Contact us for a donor package
  7. Donate to the AIWC Forever Home Campaign
  8. Volunteer!
  9. Give from our wish list
  10. Leave a legacy or planned gift. Contact us for more information
  11. Attend an AIWC event
  12. Bring home your own copy of AIWC’s first children’s book: Scared Skunk

It all comes down to this:

“We don’t own the earth. We are the earth’s caretakers. We take care of it and all the things on it. And when we’re done with it, it should be left better than we found it.” ― Katherine Hannigan, author.


Support AIWC by Shopping on Amazon!

Did you know that when you use one of the below methods to purchase items from Amazon, a portion of the proceeds are donated by Amazon to AIWC? Help support wildlife in need when you’re shopping on Amazon, use any of the methods below:

1. Search for items using the below widget, with proceeds of final sales coming to AIWC!

2. Search for items on Amazon by using this AIWC custom link:

Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation (AIWC) plans to raise $500,000 this year through fundraising campaigns and initiatives. It will cost the organization approximately $25,000 to raise this amount.The funds raised will go to support AIWC’s mission:

AIWC is committed to the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of injured and orphaned wildlife. We provide expert advice and education that fosters an appreciation of wildlife.

For further information, please contact Holly Duvall, 403-946-2361.

Feeding just one fawn from May through October costs over $500.

Feeding a large owl costs $6-8 per day.

Feeding a Blue jay or other corvid species costs $10 per week.