To report orphaned, ill or injured wildlife: (250) 337-2021

1331 Williams Beach Road Merville, BC

Family Day

Family Day

MARS Visitor Centre will be open on Family Day, Monday February 17, 2020 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bring the kids, take a tour of the centre and view our spectacular displays.

MARS Visitor Centre Snow Closure

MARS Visitor Centre will be closed today January 16th and Friday January 17th due to the heavy snowfall in our area. If you absolutely have to go out, please exercise extreme caution on the...
Wildlife Release

Wildlife Release

If you have ever wished you could be at a wildlife release, now you can. For a $100 donation, you can attend a release in 20/20. As you know, patients take various amounts of time to heal and be ready to go back to the wild so when this happens you will get a call...
MARS Open House was a huge success!

MARS Open House was a huge success!

THANK YOU ALL!  We had close to 600 people in attendance. As usual, the generosity of our community and beyond, takes one’s breath away. Our heartfelt thanks to our sponsors, ReMax, Scotiabank, Quality Foods, to those with tables at the event, Maureen Scoville...
MARS Summer 2019 Raffle Prize Winners

MARS Summer 2019 Raffle Prize Winners

The following people were winners in MARS summer raffle prize draw. 1. Karen Chrysler 2. Ashley Shepard 3. M. Seifert 4. Marilyn Hannah 5. Landis Scheibel 6. Debra Bunston  Congratulations to the winners and a huge thank you to everyone who supported MARS by...
MARS GARAGE SALE

MARS GARAGE SALE

Saturday, September 28, 2019 at MARS Wildlife Rescue Centre from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For all you garage sailing buffs and even if you’re not, it’s time for another  MARS Wildlife Rescue Centre garage sale and we have something for everyone. We will have many...
Raffle Prize Draw at Kitty Coleman

Raffle Prize Draw at Kitty Coleman

MARS Raffle Prize Draw The prize draw for our six spectacular raffle prizes will be held at Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens Fall Art & Bloom Festival.    The draw will be at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, September 2nd.  First prize is two round trip tickets anywhere WestJet...
MARS Open House 2019

MARS Open House 2019

MARS OPEN HOUSE  Please join us for our first Open House at our new Visitors Centre on Saturday, September 21st from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. We are excited to invite you to look around the facility and take in our eye catching wildlife displays, kids area, live feed...

MARS Gigantic Garage Sale

It’s That Time Again for the annual MARS Wildlife Rescue Centre’s Gigantic garage sale.   Saturday, February 23rd at the Merville Hall, ( corner of Fenwick and highway 19a) from 10 – 3 p.m. We will have everything from soup to nuts. If you are...

Position at MARS Wildlife Rescue Centre

Position Title:   Manager of Wildlife Rehabilitation Reporting Relationship: • The Manager will report to the MARS Wildlife Rescue Centre Board of Directors. Responsibilities: • Lead and train a flexible team including staff, volunteers and student wildlife...

Former MARS Student doing the work she loves

Below is an article from a former MARS student who is now a rehabilitator in Florida. This Great Blue Heron was admitted this evening after friends at Owl’s Nest Sanctuary for Wildlife rescued it when they received a call from a concerned finder. The heron was...

MARS Giving Tuesday Campaign

With Giving Tuesday just around the corner on November 27th, have you decided which charitable cause you wish to support. MARS is focusing on building our much-needed flight cage. This is such an integral part of rehabilitating raptors and other birds who must regain...