Yearly Archives: 2014

Ewen and Me

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A month ago, on June 9th, when I was driving home, out of the corner of my eyes I saw two crows bullying something. Being the just-in-case-I-should-intervene person that I am, I stopped my car and found a young white pigeon injured. Even though it was just nature doing its natural selection, it was tough Read More

Operation Taylor Complete

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After 101 days in the care of the WRA, the white-throated swift known as Taylor,¬† received the final permits to allow it to be transported to California. The bird left Burnaby on February 12, was handed over to the WildCare wildlife rehab centre in San Rafael in California on Valentine’s Day and was released just Read More

Join the WRA Volunteer Team

Posted by & filed under Animal care, Animal Rescue, Volunteering.

If you would like to volunteer for the WRA, now is the time to get involved. To ensure that our volunteers are prepared for the busy season ahead, we are currently recruiting and training volunteers. Positions available include: Wildlife Helpline Volunteers Should have advanced customer service skills and possess the ability to thrive in controlled chaos. Read More

Christmas Tree Central

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Thanks to everyone who answered our Christmas tree appeal. We now have a Xmas tree forest and a Xmas tree mountain. We are now officially full to capacity but the trees will be put to good use over the coming months.

Swift Update

Posted by & filed under Animal Rescue, Fundraising.

Thanks to the generosity of the public, the WRA has raised the $1,600 for the Operation Taylor appeal. The funds will be used to drive the white-throated swift, known as Taylor, down to California as soon as the wildlife permits are issued. Keep an eye on our website, Facebook page and Twitter feed for updates Read More

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