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Raccoons are on the move
Defender Radio News Brief | 516 The Time of the Raccoons March 2018
Whether you’re in an urban centre like Hamilton or Vancouver, or have forests or farmlands as your backyard, the masked critters are likely making more appearances – as well as interesting sounds – in your community.
I connected with Cara Contardi of Urban Wildlife Care, a wildlife rehabilitation centre in Grimsby, Ontario, to talk raccoons.
The full interview released on Wednesday, February 28.
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Fundraiser for Urban Wildlife Care Set for Station 1 Cafe
Alexandra Heck | Jan 27, 2017 Grimsby Lincoln News
Come springtime, Cara Contardi is going to be inundated with baby animals people find in distress.
She will receive frantic calls from all over the region from people who find baby squirrels, as well as other wildlife in need of care.
Her facility will be packed with little critters that feed on specialized milks and pabulums, with hopes of recovering and being released.
Ken Gordon also finds things, but it’s a different sort of distress.
Ken Gordon, a retired art teacher who lives in Smithville is showing his recent collection of wood pieces at Station 1 in support of Urban Wildlife Care. Here he is with his beloved cat, Leonard Cohen
You think you can't help wildlife? Think again.
Susanne Soto-Davies | Fall 2016 Silver & Gold Magazine
Oct 12, 2016 Grimsby Lincoln News | By Luke Edwards
Community support vital for Urban Wildlife Care
While the kids at Stepping Stones to Schools Preschool were inside learning great facts about squirrels,
Mar. 02, 2016 The Dodo | By Christian Cotroneo
Porcupine Munching On Fruit Is Living His Best Life Ever
Not every porcupine escapes death and still manages to get to heaven.
Wildlife rehab not possible without community
support Urban Wildlife Care hosting online auction
Amanda Moore|Dec 11, 2015 Grimsby Lincoln News
GRIMSBY — It's been a busy 2014 for the volunteers at Grimsby-based Urban Wildlife Care and it's shaping up to be a busy winter.
Leave wildlife babies alone
Amanda Moore | July 10, 2015 Grimbsy Lincoln News
Removing animals from nature puts unnecessary demand on rescue.
Feb. 6, 2014 Niagara This Week|
By Amanda Moore
Wildlife rehabilitator gets charitable status
Students at Jordan Christian School crafted squirrel nest boxes for Urban Wildlife Care after reading about the wildlife rehabilitation facility in the paper.
Pictured from left are:
Derek Brouwer, Noah Overbeeke, Principal Mark Fintelman, Alex DeHaan, Mark Koppelar, Bradley Brouwer, Jeremy Berman, Jonathan VanKoevering, Travis Bazen and
Cara Contardi of UWC
Oct 16, 2013 Grimsby Lincoln News|
By Amanda Moore
Wildlife rescues need support
Private rehab centres rely on public donations to run
Students at Stepping Stones to School preschool brought in money to support the care of orphaned and injured wildlife after completing a unit on squirrels
Pictured with Contardi are, from left:
Donnie Cruse, Macy Lang, Mario Bernoldi,
Carlota Sorando, Callie O’Brien and Jayden Lang.
Mar 01, 2013 Niagara This Week|
By Amanda Moore
Slice of (wild)life Pizza sales
to support animal rescue organization
Slice of (wild)life. Glynis Sgro, of Pizza di Nonna, holds up a fresh “Rocky Raccoon” pizza.
The fur’s flying at animal-rescue centres
Carmela Fragomeni Wed Jun 13 2012 The Hamilton Spectator
Cara Contardi, who rehabilitates wild animals in Grimsby, feeds a seven-week-old racoon that was found at Earl Paddock Transport in Stoney Creek...
JOHN RENNISON/THE HAMILTON SPECTATOR PHOTO
A good chance at survival
Grimsby wildlife rehabilitator seeks squirrel nesting boxes
Amanda Moore|Sep 27, 2012 Niagara This Week
A good chance at survival. Urban Wildlife Care is need of squirrel boxes, like the one held by volunteer Elisabeth Streun-Gowland, in order to release the 80-plus baby squirrels in its care.