Summer/ Fall 2017 Newsletter
New Waterfowl Enclosure: Construction Update
Construction on the new Waterfowl Enclosure is progressing again, much to our delight. The concrete pouring is finished, and support structures are in place. Let's hope that the unpredictable summer weather allows us to move forward quickly.
Check in with us soon for more updates!
Events from the recent past:
Wildlife Works Inc. will be participating in two awesome educational events during the next week!
First up, we will be at the Keystone State Park in the Kell Visitor Center on Friday, October 20 from 6:00-7:00 presenting "Westmoreland Wildlife".
Next, we will have a booth at the "Owl-o-Ween" childrens' event at the Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve on Saturday, October 21 from 1:00-4:00 pm.
Our educational animals will be on display, so please come and enjoy these events! We will be accepting donations at both of these events. Please see our donation page for a list of items we are currently in need of. Thank you for your continued support!
Wildlife Works, Inc. Annual Fundraiser Dinner Dance Recap
Our Annual Fundraiser Dinner Dance was a success yet again, thanks to the generosity of our community, family, and friends who came to this event or supported it with donations. This event raised $3,000 for Wildlife Works! To the following businesses and individuals who donated time, money, merchandise, or services to the 2017 dinner dance, we are extremely grateful:
Carnegie Science Center
The Gateway Clipper
Spanky’s Tattoos and Body Piercing
Action for Animals
Totteridge Golf Club
Greensburg Country Club
Glengarry Golf Links
Donegal Highlands Golf Course
Valley Green Golf and Country Club
Linden Hall Norvelt Golf Club
Delallo Italian Marketplace
Nature’s Way Market
Lupi & Leo’s
Candee St. Pizza Hut
Rause Beverage Distributor
Little E’s Pizzeria
The Road Toad
Glenn Mucy Photography
Individual Donors and Volunteers:
Wildlife Rescue Rules
Spring is on its way and wildlings will soon be out and about! If you see an animal that may be in distress, please refer to our Wildlife Rescue Rules before intervening. In many situations, it is actually better to leave the wildling alone! To view our suggestions on how to handle a wildlife situation, please click here.
Shopping Using Amazon Smile!
When shopping through Amazon.com, please consider using the web address http://smile.amazon.com. If you use this web address, Amazon.com will donate 0.5% of your purchase price to a charity of your choice. One of the charities you can choose from is Wildlife Works, Inc! More information can be found at Amazon Smile's FAQ webpage.
Golden Eagle Success Story
This past March, we took in a Golden Eagle that had been hit by a train and had a broken wing. After months of rehabilitation, we are proud to say that he was successfully released on July 24th! Take a look at our slideshow below to see the progress this gorgeous animal made during his stay with us! A big thanks to Milly Gallik for taking these amazing photographs! Also, watch the WPXI news story here!