Post by: CWRC

Community Support

Goodbye Helene Van Doninck DVM

11 Aug , 2018  

It is with a very heavy heart that we announce the passing of Helene Marie Van Doninck, DVM, at the Colchester East Hants Health Centre after a struggle with ovarian cancer, which proved to defy any treatment or strength of will. Helene dedicated her life to the treatment of wildlife and, with her husband, established […]

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Big Jeezley, Donations, Eagles

CWRC Live Cam

27 Jul , 2018  

The CWRC Live Cam is Sponsored by HDOnTap The CWRC is not open to the public in order to provide the best environment for our patients to recover and be rehabilitated. We do love sharing our passion for wildlife and what we are doing to protect and help them. The live stream of the patients in The […]

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Eagles, fish hook, Lead, Lead Poisoning, Release, X-Ray

Fish Hook Removed from Eagle Wing

20 May , 2018   Video

A mature bald eagle was found on the lawn of a resident in Masstown, Nova Scotia with a fish hook in its wing and beak. The resident was able to cut the barb of the hook and free the bird’s beak. It was then brought to the CWRC for treatment. After a physical exam we […]

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Eagles

A Rare Visitor to the CWRC

7 May , 2018   Video

On Thursday May 3rd the Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) dropped off a golden eagle to the CWRC. Golden eagles are very uncommon in Atlantic Canada and this one’s arrival was a first for our centre. The bird was spotted swimming in the ocean about 3km northwest of Seal Island off the coast […]

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Reptiles, Turtles

Snapping Turtle Returned to the Wild

27 Apr , 2018   Gallery

This snapping turtle was found injured on the road near Brookfield, NS. It had a seriously fractured shell and was bleeding. X-rays showed a fractured pelvis but no broken limbs. The shell was stabilized using external stainless steel brackets that were epoxied to the shell on either side of the fractures. She was also over […]

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Community Support, Donations, Fundraising

CWRC Wildlife Baby Shower

10 Apr , 2018  

­Baby season is just around the corner and we’re reaching out for donations of items we can use to help support or busy season. There are 2 ways you can support us: (1) On Apr 14 you can bring items from our local wishlist to our table at the Truro Farmers Market (2) We have […]

Barred Owl, Community Support, Donations, Great Horned Owl, Owls

Be Owlsome

13 Mar , 2018   Video

THIS WEEK ONLY! CWRC is thrilled to announce that we’ve partnered with FLOAT – For Love Of All Things to bring you limited edition ‘Be Owlsome’ Tees available this week only! For every shirt sold FLOAT will donate $8 to CWRC to help us rehabilitate & release our wildlife. Go to www.float.org/cwrc and “Be Owlome” – lots […]

Fundraising, Great Horned Owl, News, Owls, Release

Great Horned Owl Release

15 Feb , 2018   Video

This great horned owl was trapped in an empty chicken coop on a cold and rainy night. He was brought to the CWRC for assessment and care. Here is his story.

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Big Jeezley, Community Support, Donations, Eagles, Endangered, Fundraising

This is the CWRC

8 Feb , 2018   Video

Hello and thank you! We reached our goal! Of course – our need for funds is never ending, just like the stream of animals arriving at the centre and so we’d love to see the campaign fund keep growing! Help CWRC keep the Life in Wildlife! As a thank you – please enjoy this lovely […]

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Eagles, oiled, Wash

Oiled Bald Eagle Wash

23 Jan , 2018   Video

Last Saturday we washed Judique, a mature bald eagle that was contaminated with an organic oil or grease. Judique is our first repeat animal at the centre. We first saw him in March of 2017 from an collision trauma and released him in July. He returned to the centre in December 2017, emaciated, suffering from […]

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