This year has been an exciting year for beavers in our care. In the last month alone, the newest orphaned beaver to join our group of rehab beavers came all the way from Ottawa. While this is unsurprising to us, considering that wildlife rehabbers from all over Ontario routinely transport animals to sanctuaries better equipped[…]
Every year, we rehabilitate hundreds of orphaned and injured wild animals. Many of the orphaned and injured animals brought to our facility require intensive care at the weakest and most vulnerable period of their lives – the early stages of development. In order to provide these animals with the highest quality of care, we are[…]
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.
The spring bear hunt is planned to make a return this spring. You have until November 30th, 2015 to send a quick message to the Government opposing the planned Spring Bear Hunt. Bears are hunted in the Fall for 3 months in Ontario. Click HERE to write a comment. Background video about the spring bear hunt[…]
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[…]
*We are closed for the winter season. We will re-open for private tours in April 2016* 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[…]