Chopper pilot to the eagle rescue

Chopper pilot to the eagle rescue

On June 9 MARS needed some help to get an injured eagle to our facility and we called on a faithful volunteer to come to the rescue! CHEK News June 9, 2015 “Chopper pilot Norm Snihur has flown 1223 animal rescues Norm Snihur spent over five hours in the air on...
Baby Owl Gets A Lift!

Baby Owl Gets A Lift!

Sometimes a little creativity is needed to get the job done. Just last week this baby owl needed to be put back up into the trees, so Reg fashioned a nest from a milk crate and hoisted him up. Brilliant! Please support our crowdfunding campaign to build a new wildlife...
Unity Donates to MARS

Unity Donates to MARS

Heather Marinaccio of Comox Unity Church makes a $300 donation to Maj Birch  and Sawyer from MARS.  She is the leader of the Community Outreach Team. This donation goes to help MARS “Spread our Wings” and will help with our new property development.   If...
Hawk provides poignant memory

Hawk provides poignant memory

This is a great article that recently ran in the Campbell River Courier-Island. Hawk provides poignant memory Ends up in garden plot of deceased patient A young Cooper’s Hawk created a poignant memory at New Horizons Care Home Saturday before finding a safe...
CHEK NEWS – Comox Valley couple swoops in to save injured owl

CHEK NEWS – Comox Valley couple swoops in to save injured owl

Only 2 days are left. Voting ends Wednesday at 4 pm Eastern time! Please vote for us and tell your friends that they can help us by voting for MARS Wildlife Centre Flight Pen “SPREADING our WINGS”  at   https://www.avivacommunityfund.org/ideas/acf19813 Click on the...
Here Come the Fawns!

Here Come the Fawns!

 Our local Black Tailed Deer are now giving birth! Should you come across a fawn that you think needs help, please call MARS at 250-337-2021 for advice. Unless the fawn is obviously injured, sick, or there is a dead doe nearby, it should be left alone. A doe will...
Japanese pigeon crosses Pacific to Canada

Japanese pigeon crosses Pacific to Canada

OTTAWA (AFP) A plucky pigeon that flew across the Pacific Ocean from Japan will be bred by a bird lover in Canada hoping its progeny will make top long-distance racers, an animal rescue official said. The pigeon was discovered tired and thin at a Canadian air force...