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Wild Care raises $7,630 at annual yard sale

The event was coordinated by Jan Raffaele with help of dozens of volunteers and with the support of Carolyn Carey, executive director of the Harwich Community Center, the statement says.

Osprey orphan doing well

Bourne osprey chick doing well on its adoptive parents nest in Yarmouthport

Wild Care Releases Three Survivors of Northern Gannet Die-Off

Wild Care, Inc. successfully released the only three surviving Northern Gannets of a recent die-off that struck Cape Cod and the South Shore of Massachusetts beginning this spring.

Wild Care’s 3rd Annual “Wild Baby” Shower Raises $1,380

We raised $1,380 in donations, and received DOZENS of supplies and gift cards. We are grateful, and we are already looking forward to our Baby Shower 2018!

Baby Shower Goes Wild!

Noller and her sister Maddy, 11, and their grandparents were among at least two dozen adults and kids at a “wild baby shower” thrown for the littlest and youngest creatures at Wild Care Inc. on Smith Lane.

Displaced Osprey Chick gets New Home

On June 18, Bourne natural resource officer John Thompson found the nest, and contacted Wild Care wildlife rehabilitator Amy Webster, according to a release from Wild Care — an Eastham-based wildlife rescue and rehabilitation center.

Wild Care Raises $7,630 at Yard Sale

Wild Care, Inc., a wildlife rehabilitation center in Eastham, held its 23rd Annual Wild Care Yard Sale on Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 9 AM – 1 PM at the Harwich Community Center on 100 Oak Street.

An Avian Mystery: Sick, Dying Seabirds Washing Up on Cape Cod Beaches

Large seabirds typically found off the coast of Quebec have been washing up on Cape Cod beaches during the past few months. They’re gannets; and they’re arriving at local wildlife centers in critical condition, or already dead.

Mysterious Gannet Deaths on Cape Cod’s Shores Prompts Further Investigation

An unusual number of Northern Gannets are washing up on the shores of Cape Cod with mysterious illness. Video by Lower Cape TV.

A mysterious ailment is killing birds on Cape Cod

Local scientists are waiting for lab results that could shed light on what is killing dozens of northern gannets. Since April, the plunge-diving birds have been washing up dead or dying along the South Shore and Cape Cod.

Third-graders float state ban on helium balloons

Many animals mistake the balloons for food and the strings for nesting materials, leading to choking and strangulation, according to Ellis. Last year, Ellis said she found a migratory songbird on a Cape beach that had died of a balloon-string entanglement.

Seabirds washing up and dying on Cape Cod beaches

They started washing ashore in April. Big birds, with wingspans approaching six feet and heavy, durable bodies topped with a formidable beak.

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Wild Care Leader Tapped as Grand Marshal for Eastham Windmill Weekend Parade

Wild Care Inc, a wildlife rescue and rehabilitation center in Eastham, has been honored by having their Executive Director, Stephanie Ellis, chosen as the 2018 Eastham Windmill Weekend Parade Grand Marshal, by the Eastham Windmill Weekend Committee.

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

08 September, 2018
Eastham’s Windmill Weekend CRAFT and VENDOR SHOW
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10 October, 2018
Trash Bash with Nauset Disposal
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08 September, 2018
9th Annual Cape Cod Wildlife Festival
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DID YOU KNOW??

Wild Care has a state-of-the-art seabird therapy pool, which allows seabirds and waterfowl to exercise on running water. This will help our bird friends recover more quickly so they can get back to their watery habitats!