New Manager of Wildlife Rehabilitation

MARS is pleased to welcome Gylaine Andersen in her new role as Manager of Wildlife Rehabilitation services.  She is a Registered Veterinary Technologist and is certified as a Wildlife rehabilitator through the International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council. She has...

MARS Sponsorship Opportunities 2018-2019

We have some wonderful ways to become a sponsor for MARS! Build a home for Brinley, our Great Horned Owl, for $6,500. Build a home for our Hyacinth and Humpty, our two bald eagles, for $35,000 Build one of two Recovery cages for patients for $6,500 or $7,785 Build a...

MARS is overflowing with babies!

MARS has oodles of baby raccoons and deer. While they are cute as can be, they are also very demanding and expensive to care for. They require expensive goat’s milk and have to be fed several times a day. If you would like to donate to help with their care, you...

MARS News Release

Giving Is Rewarding The act of giving can be tremendously rewarding and June is the month of the Great Canadian Giving Challenge where every dollar donated online at “Canada Helps “ to any non- profit organization makes it eligible to win the grand prize of $10,000....

MARS Visitors Centre

This happy group of volunteers will be designing the visitor’s centre displays. For a sneak preview, and an opportunity to provide feedback, join us at the Wildlife festival on March 17! ← Previous Next...

A Lovely Review From a MARS Volunteer

I was fortunate to join a group of Rotarians to build a new shelter for one of the Owls. Rotary donated the Wood for the project and we spent 4 days building the shelter. I was impressed on my tour as to how many volunteers were donating time and how large the...

The Wonderful World of Birds

We are so privileged to be able to enjoy nature and observe every balanced aspect of it as this video from the Cornell Lab of Orinthology indicates. ← Previous Next...
FROM ALL OF US AT MARS

FROM ALL OF US AT MARS

Here we are on the last day of 2017. There have been many ups and downs…mostly ups at MARS over the past 12 months. We have this wonderful community to thank for all the positives along with generous donors from all over the country and beyond. Our wish for you...
Thank you to Unity Comox Valley

Thank you to Unity Comox Valley

MARS Wildlife Rescue would like to thank Unity Comox Valley for hosting the “Jazz in the Den” event on October 22. They donated a portion of the proceeds to our organization. Jim Vining and Collin Massie provided a great afternoon of music. Volunteer John Robertson is...
Kudos To Hector Falcon!

Kudos To Hector Falcon!

MARS takes its hat off to Hector Falcon for his generous donation to MARS. He is a wonderful supporter of our rescue centre and he has donated thousands of dollars of his time and expertise painting our new wildlife hospital inside and out. We cannot thank him enough...
Rick Mercer Premiere Featuring MARS

Rick Mercer Premiere Featuring MARS

In case you didn’t know, Rick Mercer and his team visited us at the end of August to film a segment for the Rick Mercer Report.  We are excited to be featured on the season premiere which aired on Tuesday, Sept. 26 on CBC at 8:00 pm. If you missed the episode, ...
Recovery Building Donations

Recovery Building Donations

Friday was an exciting day for us as all three pads for the animal recovery buildings were successfully poured through a generous donation from Cumberland Rotary and Cumberland Ready Mix. Volunteers from MARS worked with Manny from Cumberland Ready Mix and Owen from...