Our team takes great pride in the positive impact we have on our community. We serve as a hub for community engagement, eco-tourism, education, and volunteerism, and are grateful for the support of our generous donors as we work towards a brighter future.

$30,000+ in free or discounted admissions this year provided for low income families.

On the map as an internationally recognized destination bringing tourist dollars to the area.

250,000+ young minds encouraged through education to be ambassadors for wildlife

$400,000 raised this year to support our mission of wildlife rescue, care, and education.

3 generations of visitors over the past 30 years. Once children themselves they are now bringing their grandchildren.

Why Wildlife Rescue in our Community?

A wildlife rescue can have a positive impact on the community by promoting environmental conservation, education and awareness, economic development, and community engagement.

Environmental Conservation: Wildlife rescues play a crucial role in conserving biodiversity and preserving ecosystems. By rescuing and rehabilitating injured or orphaned animals, wildlife rescues help to maintain healthy populations of wildlife species and prevent them from becoming endangered or extinct.

Education and Awareness: Wildlife rescues can also serve as educational and awareness-raising tools for the community. They can provide information about the importance of wildlife conservation, and offer opportunities for people to learn about local wildlife species and their habitats.

Economic Benefits: Wildlife rescues can also have economic benefits for the community. They can attract visitors and tourists who are interested in wildlife conservation and eco-tourism, which can generate revenue for local businesses and support the local economy.

Community Engagement: Wildlife rescues can serve as a hub for community engagement and volunteerism. They can offer opportunities for people to get involved in wildlife conservation efforts, which can help to build a sense of community and social responsibility.


We think our approach works wonders. But you don’t have to take our word for it! Below are a few testimonials from members of our community. Contact us to share your testimonial today.

“Staff are all very nice, knowledgeable, friendly and are kind to other people’s children!!! That is so awesome!”

Timothy Sullivan

“One of my favorite places to visit, the animals protected here are beautiful and have a good life under the circumstances.”

Michael Ward

“We loved to feed the bear! And love to see how you take good care of the amazing animals. Keep up the good work!”

P.j.a. Tielrooy