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Nearly 4,800 wild animals rescued

We are so proud of our small staff and nearly 200 volunteers as they care for hundreds of animals during COVID-19 and the hottest, busiest time of the year. So far, Tucson Wildlife Center has rescued close to 4,800 wild animals, far surpassing last year’s total of 4,060 for the entire year. We could not…

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5 activities you can do this summer to help wildlife

1. Clean your feeders! With temperatures over 100 degrees, hummingbird feeders should be cleaned every day and bird seed feeders weekly to prevent the growth of mold and bacteria. Scrub out each part of your feeder with hot, soapy water, rinse thoroughly, and fill with fresh nectar or seed. For more thorough cleaning of seed…

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The Bighorn Fire and wildlife

The Bighorn Fire and wildlife Like the Aspen Fire of 2003, the Bighorn Fire is mostly inaccessible. There are no roads… and the landscape is very rugged; from the shrubs that are down lower, to the pines that are up higher. Tucson Wildlife Center followed the “Hotshots”, and the local firefighters, every day for 30…

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Prevent birds from crashing into your windows

Some birds crash into windows after mistaking their reflections for another bird. Some, like Cooper’s hawks, will chase birds into windows to injure their prey. Others simply don’t see the glass. Make your windows safer with these tips: Release your inner artist by using non-toxic Tempera paint or exterior tape to create patterns and images…

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If you love hummingbirds, please clean your feeders!

Fly free, little one! This hummingbird was released after spending a few weeks growing up at Tucson Wildlife Center. Found as an orphan, she was brought to our wildlife hospital and could not be returned to her nest. She was released once she learned to fly and feed herself. With temperatures rising, we want to…

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Celebrate your Earth Day by helping wildlife!

  Today is Earth Day, a day to celebrate and appreciate this big, beautiful planet we call home. As stewards of our planet, it is our responsibility to care for the wild creatures with whom we share it. Every day wild animals are brought to Tucson Wildlife Center in need of veterinary care and rehabilitation,…

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Thank you for the supplies!

Thank you to all the businesses and wonderful individuals for these needed supplies donated during our greatest time of need. We are eternally grateful for the support of our community! Together we can ensure that our wildlife hospital stays open and continues to help all injured and orphaned wildlife. Thank you to the following businesses…

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Thank you to all the businesses and wonderful individuals for much needed supplies donated during our greatest time of need

As we navigate this new world we are all living in, we want to acknowledge the donations you have recently made. We can’t tell you how much we appreciate your support for our lifesaving work with Southern Arizona’s wildlife. With nonprofits across the nation in need… your gifts are more valuable than ever! We would…

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Volunteers and Supplies Needed

The corona virus has led to some of our volunteers self-quarantining and, therefore, not helping at the Center. If you, or anyone you know, is willing to volunteer at this time, please go to the “How to Help” button on our website and scroll to “Volunteer,” or visit www.tucsonwildlife.com/volunteer We are doing our utmost to…

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Wildlife Tips for Spring

Spring is upon us, with nearly 600 animals rescued since the beginning of the year! Help us reduce the amount of orphaned and injured critters we receive by including some of these wildlife tips in your daily routine. baby wildlife stay safe by keeping dogs on leashes and cats inside or in an outdoor enclosure…

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Support Wildlife for Arizona Gives Day, April 7th

Support Tucson Wildlife Center on Arizona Gives Day, April 7th! Tucson Wildlife Center took in 4,060 sick, injured and orphaned animals last year. On average, it costs more than $1,200 a day to run our wildlife hospital. Tucson Wildlife Center is 100 percent funded by donations from people like YOU. Help us raise extra funds for thousands…

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Mark your calendars for our 2020 Benefit!

2020 Tucson Wildlife Center Benefit Gala Born to be Wild Dinner and auction to support the Tucson Wildlife Center PRESENTED BY THE GENUARDI FAMILY FOUNDATION 2020 Honoree: Bonnie Kay Sunday, March 1st, 2020 at Skyline Country Club, 4:30 – 9:00 pm Tickets are $175 per person To purchase Tickets, call Kim at 520-290-9453 Or email…

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For help and emergencies, please call our 24/7 helpline at (520) 290-9453.

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