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New Mexico Wildlife Center Open House Oct. 7-8

on September 13, 2017 - 4:27am

Scott Oscar presents a talk about owls. Courtesy/NMWC

Melissa Sol talks about birds. Courtesy/NMWC

NMWC News:

The New Mexico Wildlife Center invites the public to its annual Open House 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Oct. 7-8 at 19 Wheat St. in Espanola.

Activities include:

  • Live Animal Demonstrations;
  • Owl Pellet Dissection and Kids’ Art Activities;
  • Tour the Rehabilitation Hospital Unit (free if you bring a wish list item*);
  • Silent Auction;
  • New Displays and Photo Opportunities; and
  • Refreshments.

Although there is no charge for the event, there is a suggested donation of $5 per vehicle for parking. This event is a fundraiser for the New Mexico Wildlife Center, a non-profit organization supported entirely through donations and grants. The organization works to conserve and restore native wildlife and their habitats through action-oriented education, promotion of public awareness, strategic partnerships and responsible wildlife rehabilitation.

For more details, call 505.753.9505 or email dawn@newmexicowildlifecenter.org.

The New Mexico Wildlife Center is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

*The wish list can be found at http://www.newmexicowildlifecenter.org/content.php?content=support. Some needed items include unscented laundry soap, wild finch canary food, green leaf and romaine lettuce, AAA batteries, cat litter, white vinegar, mop heads and gift cards.


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