How to Help

Sponsor A Day

Today the Wildlife Medical Clinic is being sponsored by some generous donors! This day at the clinic is in celebration of Chris Keene’s birthday. She has two loving cats of her own, and she is…
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Got Milkweed?

By: Lauren Vincent, Class of 2023 Milkweed is a native Illinois perennial plant that serves a unique role in our backyard ecosystems and across the country. This plant is the only host for Monarch butterflies…
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Orphan Season

The weather is starting to get warmer and the days are beginning to last longer – orphan season is about to start! We see the young of various species in our clinic each year; of…
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Sustainable Swaps for the New Year!

Written by Lauren Vincent, Class of 2023 Let’s start 2021 off right by swapping out some common household items for more sustainable options! Approximately 14 billion tons of trash are dumped into the ocean each…
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WMC 2021 Calendar Sale

If you are interested in purchasing a Wildlife Medical Clinic calendar to help support our efforts, follow the link below!   And watch as Dr. Sam Sander explains how our “Sponsor a Day” and…
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Why should I care about Virginia Opossums?

Virginia Opossums (Didelphis virginiana) often get a bad rap, but they can actually be helpful to us and our environment! But wait, aren’t they dangerous wild animals that can infect me with diseases? Yes, they…
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Sponsor A Day!

Today we would like to thank Larry Johnson and Mardell O’Brien for their contribution to sponsor the Wildlife Medical Clinic for the day. Their donation is in recognition of the doctors, students, technicians, staff, advancement…
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How ready for orphaned wildlife are you?

The Wildlife Medical Clinic is typically bustling with baby animals each spring. Sometimes these animals never actually needed to be rescued, however. You can help with that! By being able to tell which babies are…
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Contribute to Science from Your Phone!

Did you know that there are ways to contribute to wildlife research from your smart phone, tablet, or laptop? Citizen science projects are a way to involve the public in important research that could help…
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