AWI’s Wildlife 1st Responders Training Course – coming to Saint John, Saturday November 1st

October 7th, 2014

Want to join our team of 1st RESPONDERS?! Our next training course is Saturday, November 1st in Saint John. If you are interested in this full day course, and want to learn how to be part of our Wildlife Response Network, fill out the volunteer application form on our website to get on our waiting list for this upcoming class!! Space is limited! If you would like more information, contact us at 506-364-1902 or email at


Saturday, June 14th is AWI’s next Wild Edible Plant Workshop!

June 2nd, 2014

Check our Events calendar for more information and to register!


Releases and admissions, a never ending process!

May 18th, 2014

In the past month alone, we have been able to release over 50 wildlife patients that we have been caring for either the last couple of months or those that had to be wintered over because of weather conditions. New patients come in everyday, a never ending process and a lot of times we can’t save the animal that is sent to us, so we do celebrate those that we can provide a second chance for! Thank you to all of you that help us do our work! All of our supporters play a valuable role in helping us provide the care that is needed. Donations, wish list items, volunteering…every dollar, every item, every hour of labour…it all helps make a difference in the life of a wild animal in need. THANK YOU!!! To be a part of our team, you can donate, view our wish list or fill out a volunteer application form


2014 Wish List! Help us help our wildlife patients!

May 6th, 2014

Please share with your friends, family and business buddies! Listed are items that are always needed at our facility!
If you would like a printable version, please request one through our “Contact Us” link above.
All donations are greatly appreciated, especially as we head into our busy baby season!


2014 Wild Edible and Medicinal Plant Workshops series are back!

April 25th, 2014

Join us at AWI monthly as we help you explore the natural world and learn to identify plants that are useful and healthy!
The first workshop is Saturday, May 24th from 10am-2pm at our site in Cookville.
Pre-registration is required.
Click on the event link for more information


AWI receives funding for its “Bear Necessities” project from Shell Canada!

December 15th, 2013

We are happy to announce we are the recipients of a $50,000 grant through Shell Canada’s fuelling change program!  This much needed funding will go towards renovations to our black bear compound, orphan care and educational outreach programs!  Thank you to all that helped support our project!!


STYX helps raise funds and awareness for AWI!!

November 13th, 2013







At their concert last night at Casino NB, STYX through their charity Rock to the Rescue raffled off a signed guitar from the band with part of the proceeds going to AWI’s wildlife work!! Thank you to Hannah Shaw for all your hard work pulling this together, and AWI’s awesome team for selling raffle tickets – Greg, Chris, Val, Jenna, Gordon, Susan and Melissa!!


Come visit us Tues night Nov 12th at Casino NB! We’ll be hanging out with Hannah Shaw from STYX’s Rock to the Rescue!

November 6th, 2013

STYX will be performing at Casino NB and they chose AWI as their charity of choice through their own charity ROCK TO THE RESCUE ( to help raise funds and awareness for us!  The band will be raffling off a signed guitar, and AWI will be getting some of the proceeds!

There are only a few tickets left for the show,

Doors open at 7pm, see you there!!  And bring lots of extra cash for the raffle!!


Only a couple more days to register and vote!! Help AWI raise $50,000 for our bear rehab program!

October 28th, 2013

Voting for this cycle ends Oct. 31st, so only a couple more days to show your support!  We are currently in 1st place, and are so thankful for the awesome job done by everyone.  So please share this link and keep us on top for receiving this much needed funding for our orphaned black bears!!!


AWI is thankful to part of the NB Environmental Network’s “Branch Out and Make Waves” challenge!

October 19th, 2013

Sunday, Oct. 20th.  AWI will be getting some helping hands from the Visions United Youth Group as we plant some native tree species on our site.  As part of our Restoring Balance Project, we are thankful to be getting some much need help from the NB Environmental Network’s Tree planting initiative!!