Each Valentine's Day City Wildlife opens its doors to the public. It is our way of celebrating a sweet and loving holiday and to thank our friends and supporters. Everyone is welcome. Please invite your family and friends and join us in touring the facility, enjoying Valentine goodies, and showing your love for DC’s wildlife by helping us fulfill [Read More …]
Special Fundraising Event on October 27th!
This year Teddy and the Bully Bar will be giving a portion of the proceeds of their celebratory event honoring Teddy Roosevelt to City Wildlife. Please join us for this special fundraising event to honor this beloved American president and support City Wildlife. We hope to see you there! [Read More …]
Make Way For Ducklings: A Modern Tale
Every spring and summer Mallard ducks spread out across the city and lay their nests in courtyards, parks, on rooftops, and in people’s backyards. Mallard ducks often nest downtown or in very congested areas because the small planters and tree boxes they find there are good hiding spots and well protected from predators (such as: crows, gulls, [Read More …]
We’re Expecting Babies!
The Spring And Summer Are Our Busiest Seasons! Why? Because we have so many little mouths to feed! Very soon we will begin seeing baby squirrels, rabbits, and opossums. You will probably see them too! Although most baby animals tend to stay in their nests till they grow older, you can often see mom and dad bustling around looking for food. In late [Read More …]
Be My Valentine
City Wildlife is hosting a special Valentine's Day event! Please join us Saturday, February 14, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and help spread some love by picking an animal to be your valentine. • Take a tour of our facility • Enjoy Valentine goodies! • Decorate the City Wildlife lobby! • Win a prize! Tours start every 15 minutes and are [Read More …]
Duck Watch – Another Successful Season!
This spring, two dozen volunteers signed up to help with Duck Watch, City Wildlife’s program to protect Mallard ducklings and duck nests throughout the city. We monitor the nests and advise people what to expect after the ducklings hatch. Their mother will lead them to her chosen water source within 48 hours of hatching because that’s where their [Read More …]
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