Aspen Valley Wildlife Sanctuary is teaming up with Sunset Cruises, Crossroads Restaurant , and musician Dean Watson for an evening aboard the Peerless II on beautiful Lake Rosseau. The cruise leaves the dock in Rosseau at 5:30 pm on Saturday September 19th. Hors D’oeuvres provided by Crossroads Restaurant will be served and music will be perfumed[…]
From April through October, we are open for private tours seven days a week. Tours are available by appointment only, for a minimum $50 donation (for a group size of up to 5 people). For groups larger than 5 people, the minimum donation increases by $10 per person. Come and meet our permanent residents and[…]
The Frank A. Helt Memorial Fund is dedicated to providing infrastructure and care for injured and orphaned animals so they can be returned to the wild. In particular the funds support the nursery at Aspen in honour of Frank’s belief in helping animals in need. For more information, click here.
Twice in December 2014 and once in January 2015, Aspen was called upon to rescue wild deer that were in jeopardy. On December 5th, Aspen Valley responded to a call of a deer stranded on the ice on Penn Lake near Huntsville. Unable to get footing on the slippery ice, the deer struggled for hours and[…]
On Sunday, September 21, 2014, torrential rain hit the sanctuary hard, washing out a wall of a coyote enclosure and roads throughout the sanctuary property. Emergency protocols were immediately put into place. Eight orphaned coyotes pups were safely contained, and then relocated to a temporary enclosure until theirs can be rebuilt. Staff are currently carrying[…]
Open houses are held at the sanctuary on the Sunday of summer long weekends (May through September) from 1-4pm. Private tours are available by appointment, from May through October. The minimum donation for a private tour is $50.00 for a group of up to 5 people and $10.00 for each additional person. Gift certificates for private tours[…]