raised so far towards the new Fawn Complex

Fawning season begins in May! Help us reach our goal of $20,000 to rebuild our fawn ICU and pens.

Visitor Centre Temporary Closure

MARS has made the difficult but necessary decision to close our gift shop and suspend outdoor tours for at least the next couple of weeks. We are erring on the side of caution after news of Covid 19 continuing to spread in B.C. We do not want to put any of our...

Support MARS by buying 50/50 Raffle Tickets (SOLD OUT)

Support MARS by entering our 50/50 Raffle. Cost is CAD$10 per ticket. The prize draw will be drawn at MARS, 1331 Williams Beach Rd. Merville, BC at 3:00 pm on February 28th, 2021. Winners consent to release of their names by licensee.

VIDEO: Life on MARS–Pileated Patients

MARS received and cared for two injured Pileated Woodpeckers in June, 2020. They are beautiful birds with fascinating adaptations. Pileated Woodpeckers are a keystone species, meaning other wildlife depend on them. The nest holes...