Niagara Wildlife Haven
|Record #: NIA1369||Last Modified: 02 Oct 2017||Last Full Update: 02 Oct 2017|
|Primary Contact||Mary-Catharine Kuruziak, Executive Director|
|Areas Served||Niagara Region ; Southwestern Ontario|
|Located In Community||Welland|
|Mailing Address||c/o Niagara Wildlife Haven
461 Wright St
Welland, ON L3B 2K6
|Service and Access Details|
|Description (Service)||Authorized by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry to legally provide professional care and rehabilitation for all species (birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, etc.) for orphaned, injured, and sick native wildlife in Niagara. Also authorized to work with rabies vector species. Federal Canadian Wildlife Services permit holder to provide wildlife rehabilitation care for all birds under the Migratory Birds Treaty Act. All native wildlife is released back to its habitat, when it has recovered or can function on it's own. Not for profit, non government funded wildlife rehabilitation centre dependent solely on donations from the public.
Also operates a sanctuary for parrots, birds, and other exotic mammals, birds or reptiles, whose owners can no longer keep them for various reasons. Non-native exotic animals are given permanent sanctuary.
Native wildlife education speaking presentations available for schools or community groups - donation based. Presentations catered to needs of group.
Not open for public tours, not a zoo.
|Eligibility||Volunteers must be 18 and older|
|Application||To contact NWH about any orphaned or injured wild animals please send an email with pertinent details, your name, address, phone numbers, and the exact problem. That information is necessary to provide assistance. If it is an emergency and the animal is badly injured, contact the local SPCA or animal control agency for immediate assistance.
See website for volunteer applications
|Fees||Donation - for some educational programs; requested (but not mandatory) for injured, orphaned wildlife admitted for care to help offset high cost of rehabilitation.|
|Physical Access||Not Applicable|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|Funding||Fundraising ; Public donations|
|Service Categories||Wildlife Conservation|
|Resources||Wildlife Conflict Resolution Brochures, Membership, Information Brochures, Other Wildlife Information by request.|
|Events||Varied during the year. Check our Facebook page or website.|