Our Mission is to conserve and protect native wildlife and its natural habitat through education and rehabilitation.

Our caseload has almost doubled.

We need to build a hospital and flight pen to help eagles and other wildlife recover. 


  • Help Build A Hospital! 45%


Buy 1 square foot of our new 1250 sq. foot wildlife hospital for $100 for yourself or as a gift to someone else – Become a member of our “1250 Club”.  All Donors’ names will be posted on our website unless you choose to be anonymous. (After making your donation on Canada Helps you will be asked if you wish to remain anonymous.)


• Dan Buchan •


• Jill Ackerman on behalf of Ed & Marilyn Ackerman • Judy McMaster • Anonymous • Kingfisher Wilderness Adventures Ltd • Joseph Carr • Frances Mattson • Glenn MacKenzie in honour of Simba MacKenzie • Nashville Cat Clinic in honor of Alone • Val Berry on behalf of Kary Taylor • Beth Newman on behalf of Devon & Kevin Adamson, Patrick Fewtrell & Christine Adams in memory of their Father Frank Fewtrell • Jane Irwin in honour of Maureen Irwin • Elizabeth Finch in memory of Sidney Hibberson & Barley Parsons • Monica Carew • Doug Taylor & Penny Dutton in memory of Brent Arnold • Comox Physiotherapy Clinic • Pearl McKenzie • Lynda Hodgkinson in memory of her parents Marjorie & Bruce Hogg • Paul Jackman in memory of his Mother Leona (Donna) • Nancy Bock
  • All donations, in any amount, are welcome.
  • Help us feed and care for injured and sick wildlife.  Make a one-time donation or sign up for a monthly contribution.
  • Give eagles, owls, swans and other large birds a place to build up strength and recover.
  • If you have materials like lumber or time to give, please contact our office at 250-337-2021

Latest News

MARS Super Duper Garage Sale

MARS is having a garage sale on Saturday, February 25th at the Big Yellow Merville Hall at 1245 Fenwick Road & Island Hwy 19a. Time: 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Low low priced items,book table, face painting for the kids, food, music, 50/50 draw AMBASSADOR BIRDS...

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Snow angels at work!

MARS's snow angels at work going above and beyond the call of duty. Pictured L to R Student Andrea and volunteers Coral and Kelsey. MARS is fortunate to have such amazing volunteers and students!

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Dream of a new wildlife rescue centre within reach 

Mary Jane Birch had a dream – a new wildlife rescue and education centre. She did not live to see her dream realized. Cancer took her life on November 18, 2015.  Maj, as she was known throughout the region, left $200,000 from her estate to help the dream become a...

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