HELP! I found a baby bird!

HELP! I found a baby bird!

If you have found a baby bird and wonder what you should do with it, we have answers to your questions. Check out this baby bird chart to determine if the baby is a nestling or a fledgling and follow the...
Visitor Centre Update: March 20, 2021

Visitor Centre Update: March 20, 2021

Although our Visitor Centre remains closed for indoor and outdoor tours, we will be open March 26 & 27th, from 10:00 to 3:00 for MARS membership renewals. Covid protocols (masks & hand sanitizer) in place. We look forward to welcoming the public back when...
Visitor Centre Temporary Closure

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...
VIDEO: Life on MARS–Pileated Patients

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 they make and use only one year become...
SECOND JOB OPPORTUNITY AT MARS

SECOND JOB OPPORTUNITY AT MARS

Title: Wildlife Education AssistantType: Full-time, temporary (May-September)Schedule: Thursdays through Mondays, 8 hours/dayNumber of positions available: 4Compensation: $15/hourClosing: Open until filledMARS Wildlife Rescue Centre is a busy wildlife rehabilitation...
NEW JOB OPPORTUNITY AT MARS

NEW JOB OPPORTUNITY AT MARS

​ JOB POSTING: Title: Wildlife Rehabilitation AssistantType: Full-time, temporary (May-September)Number of positions available: 3Compensation: $15/hourClosing: Open until filledMARS Wildlife Rescue Centre is a busy wildlife rehabilitation and education facility...
Important Press Release from MARS

Important Press Release from MARS

There are at least three times a year (Canada Day, Halloween and New Year’s Eve) where we have accepted a practice of setting off fireworks as a form of celebration and entertainment. As with other practices such as the use of DDT and other contaminants, we’ve learned...