Our main objective is to provide immediate care to animals in need, and provide education and resources to those who find themselves in situations where their direct actions can benefit local wildlife. We are located in Northern Illinois, and while we are not always available for help hands-on, we try to be accessible via phone and email to provide direction if possible.
Please understand that we are volunteers and receive no compensation. While every effort is made to be available, there are times where an onsite visit is not possible. We appreciate your understanding.
Most of the pictures we share on social media are positive and highlight the success stories within wildlife rehabilitation. In reality, some animals we try to assist do not make it to the final stage of rehabilitation. In an effort to accurately track and realistically portray the normal type cases that rehabilitators face, we have a public gallery that can be viewed here. Please note that some of the pictures may be slightly graphic in nature, and the intent of this gallery is for educational purposes only.
A permit was issued in accordance with Section 3.22 of the Illinois Wildlife Code
Wildlife rehabilitator certification is exam-based
International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council
National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association
Trains local charitable employees in CPR, First Aid and AED to provide proper care for those in need. Certified through the National Safety Council
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 30 Hour certification
Trains local charitable employees in safety standards when dealing with bloodborne bathogens.