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! 30%


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.)


• Joan Verhey in memory of Maj Birch • Sue Hamilton • Rider, Christa, Wilder & Vienna Petch • Carol Milo • Melanie Owen-Jones on behalf of Scotiabank Comox BC


• Victoria Coffey in memory of Frank Coffey • Jayda Strussi • Karen Shelton & Jeff Foss • Eileen Thornton-Jones • Dan & Wendy Davies • The Zimmerman Family • Kent & Leslie Giebelhaus • Jill & Roger Sandwell in memory of Audrey & Bob Williams & Joan Sandwell • Kyle Berry • Linda McCluskey in memory of Mike McCluskey
  • 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


Please join us for the MARS Annual General Meeting on Saturday May 28th from 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Merville Hall. This important meeting requires as many members in attendance as possible. Members will have a chance to find out how we did last year and what the... read more

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1250 Club Members

We at MARS are grateful to all of you who have joined the 1250 Club. Your donations will help tremendously toward our goal of building a new Wildlife hospital. We still have a long way to go to raise enough funds to build a new wildlife hospital.  The 1250 Club will... read more

Keep bird feeders clean

During spring many small migratory songbirds are returning home from the south. Pine Siskins, Redpolls and Grosbeaks are commonly found in large flocks this time of year. This increased density of birds can lead to the spread of serious and even fatal diseases such as... read more

Eagle Festival 2016 Photo Contest Winners

Judges Choice Barb Biagi – Hummingbird Nesting Prize winners may contact Phototechprints@gmail.com to collect their prize.  All Photos may be picked up from MARS but please contact the wildlife centre first at 250-337-2021 Thank you to the speakers, sponsors and... read more
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May 28, 2016
  • AGM
    May 28, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

    This important meeting requires as many members in attendance as possible. Members will have a chance to learn how we did last year, what we will do next year, and as always, a great lunch will be served.

    Wedding party is decorating right after the meeting so we must be out by 2:00

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June 4, 2016
  • Outdoor Rec Show
    June 4, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Linda 250-338-2544

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  • Campbell River Oceans Day
    June 4, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

    John and Betty
    maritime heritage center

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June 18, 2016
June 25, 2016
  • Drive 4 your community Car Wash
    June 25, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

    car wash 6
    bbq 2 - Laurie
    bake table
    raffle tickets - rhonda, lynda
    tables, chairs

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