Fundraising

CWRC 50/50 Raffle

27 Nov , 2020  

We adore owls, in fact, we think they are owlsome! Wildlife lovers are owlsome too! Our first RaffleBox lottery is closing soon. The pot is over 1100$ and every ticket sold helps to save wild-lives! One lucky winner will get to split the winnings with patients in care! Ticket sales for this month’s draw are […]

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CWRC Launches Online Store

5 May , 2020  

Drum Roll please! Today we launch our RedBubble on-line store featuring your favourite designs! So many options including T shirts, baby onesies, notebooks, travel mugs, stickers, postcards and more! Something for everyone’s budget and each purchase supports CWRC. Win Win! Go to Store NOTE: Be sure to click on ‘shop all products’ below each image […]

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Eagles, Lead, Lead Poisoning

Mature Bald Eagle Poisoned by Lead

20 Nov , 2019  

  On Friday, November 15, a mature bald eagle was admitted to the Cobequid Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre. She was underweight and had a broken wing. Her blood lead levels were so high that the Lead Care II machine couldn’t read them, and lead fragments were visible in her gizzard on X-rays. Lead poisoned birds loose […]

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Fundraising

11th Annual Benefit Concert and Silent Auction fundraiser

13 Sep , 2019  

Save the date! Ocotber 5th When: Saturday Oct 5th, 2019 Where: Truro Legion Branch 26 Live Music: with Nowhere Road (Sponsored by Sylrick Enterprises and Hubtown Crane Services) Tickets $15. Will available at: MacQuarries Esplanade, Central Nova Animal Hospital Pet Valu, Robie Street, Truro call 902-893-0253

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Big Jeezley, Donations, Eagles

CWRC Hosts Famous Resident

24 Jun , 2019   Gallery

Photo of an eaglet on a nest at the CWRC

“As seen on TV” is a classic advertising phrase. Now the CWRC has a new resident that fits that billing: an eaglet that was rescued in PEI by a team from Maritime Electric, the PEI Department of Environment and the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC). That high-level removal from a transmission tower in Borden-Carleton broadcast on […]

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Community Support, Eagles, News

Eaglet Safely Removed From Nest

21 Jun , 2019   Video

On Wednesday the CWRC along with AVC Wildlife Service and Maritime Electric in Borden, Prince Edward Island worked together to safely remove an eaglet from its nest. The nest was built on a high voltage transmission tower and was causing problems with the electrical grid on the island. The nest was also in danger of […]

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Big Jeezley, Eagles, X-Ray

May 11, 2019 (Patient 2019-057)

6 Jun , 2019  

This mature bald eagle was found grounded near Debert, Nova Scotia. It had a variety of wounds consistent with a territorial dispute. One laceration on her leg required sutures. She was x-rayed for broken bones, none were found, and her blood tested for lead poisoning.After 2 weeks of care in our nursery building the stitches […]

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Big Jeezley, Eagles, Lead

March 21, 2018 (2018-025)

5 Jun , 2019  

This mature bald eagle was admitted on March 21, 2018. She was found grounded, exhibiting signs of neurological issues and covere in some kind of organic oil or grease. She was examined and blood was drawn to test or lead. The lead level was quite high which explained the neurological symptoms. We also took x-rays […]

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Big Jeezley, Community Support, Donations, Fundraising, News

Nature’s Way Canada Donates to CWRC

3 Apr , 2019  

March 25, 2019 (Hilden, N.S.) Nature’s Way Canada, through a partnership with 1% for the Planet, has donated $20,000 to the Cobequid Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre (CWRC) to help its ongoing efforts to assist injured and orphaned wildlife. The CWRC was nominated for the program by Pamela McEwing, Vice President of Operations for Nature’s Way Canada. […]

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Barred Owl, Owls

Increase in Barred Owls

9 Feb , 2019  

We have seen an incredible amount of barred owls come through the centre late 2018 and the past two months. Three weeks ago we admitted 3 in two days – all hit by cars. One theory is that there was a surge in population due to little snow last winter. This made hunting for small […]

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