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Wildlife Response Course

Wildlife Response Course

Join the Staff of the New England Wildlife Centers for a full day on-line training to learn the latest techniques in wildlife response, care, and communication. Our Instructors are wildlife veterinarians, animals control officers and wildlife rehabilitators. This...

Cape Wildlife Center Open House

Come to our Spring Open House, Saturday, June 6. We're open to the public from 1-4 pm and we'll be offering tours of the Center. This is a family...

Cape Wildlife Center 100 Annual Meeting

April 18, 2020 2pm. Meeting takes place at Cape Wildlife Center in Barnstable. We'll feature a special quest speaker. Click here to sign up and for more...

It’s Important to Clean Your Feeder

Most people clean their bird feeders and bird baths at the end of the season before storing them away. While this is a very important step in helping to maintain the health of our bird population, it is only part of what needs to be done. Aside from birds getting sick...

Cape Wildlife Center: The Babies are Coming, The Babies are Coming

Spring is going to be arriving soon, and with it comes the wildlife babies.  Most animals are able to care for their offspring on their own, but sometimes the parents may be killed or the nest disrupted and the babies are left to fend for themselves at too young an...

Cape Wildlife Center: 2019 Accomplishments

As amazed as I am that we are at the end of 2019, I am equally amazed at what you have helped us accomplish in the last 12 months.   In January we took full possession and ownership of our buildings and land at the Barnstable facility. We are now officially part of...

At The Center: The Cost of Caring

When your pets get sick, you bring them to your veterinarian to be treated. Your pets fortunately have you to provide financial and medical support. When wildlife gets orphaned, sick or injured, whose responsibility is it to get it medical care and to pay for it? All...

Cape Wildlife Center: Loki Our Ambassador Screech Owl

Cape Wildlife Center is delighted to announce that we now have our first ambassador animal.  Loki, a red morph Eastern Screech Owl arrived at our hospital this summer in June.  He was brought to us by Wareham Department of Natural Resources ,injured, possibly hit by a...

Birds of Prey and Rat Poison

October is the month when we finally know it is Fall. Almost all of the center’s large mammals have been released; our small mammal babies are grown up enough to be on their own and find new homes, and our admission of birds of prey starts to rise. They are all...

Cape Wildlife Center: Lead Poisoning in Wildlife

Growing up wild and reaching adulthood and maybe even old age is no easy task.  In the natural  habitat there is the predator-prey food chain to contend with and unless you are at the top, it’s a constant battle.   Add to that all the dangers that humans bring to the...

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