Category Archives : How to Help Critters

Suggestions from Patti of what to do to keep animals safe, how to tell if they are injured, and when to help them.


We Only Have Two More Days…

We only have today and tomorrow to vote for the $5,000 from Markquart Gives Back.  Thank you for voting.  If you have any friends who have not voted yet, would you encourage them to do so?  Remember to enter our full name Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release, Inc.  https://www.markquartgivesback.com/vote Thank you so much for helping the […]


Did you have the chance to vote?

I hope you had the chance to vote for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release Inc in Markquart Gives Back.  The critters need that money badly for food this winter.  If you haven’t voted, please vote today.  Be sure to enter our full name Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release, Inc.  Tell your friends.  We need all the help […]


An Unrecognized Danger

This time of year we use tarps to prepare for winter.  Eventually, tarps get tears, and those rips produce strings.  Sadly the strings are deadly to birds.  They get caught up in the strings and can’t fly.  Sometimes they use the strings for nests, which is deadly to babies.  Birds don’t recognize the danger of […]


Like It or Not…

Whether we like it or not, winter is coming.  That realization has sent many of us into preparation mode.  Wildlife is no different.  While some are flying south, others are seeking shelter here, possibly near you.  One of those we tend not to think about this time of year is bats.  I can tell that […]


My #1 Thrill…

I have been privileged this summer to watch families from five species of woodpecker, hairy, downy, red-breasted, flicker, and red-bellied, raise their young.  What particularly intrigues me about them is their chatter.  I love to listen to the parents and young ones interact.  Each one is distinctive and fascinating.  When Mom comes to feed, the […]