What is the name of your organization? Busch Wildlife Sanctuary
What is your mission? Rescue, rehab, release, educate! Rehabilitating and releasing injured, sick or orphaned wildlife is our #1 priority. Educating the public is the best way to prevent a lot of the injuries we see.
How and when did you get started? Founded in 1983 with the incorporation of the Wildlife Rehabilitation and Environmental Education Center. Today, the Busch Wildlife Sanctuary provides free comprehensive medical and rehabilitative care to over 5,000 injured wild animals with the ultimate goal of returning recovered patients to their natural habitats.
Today, the Busch Wildlife Sanctuary provides free comprehensive medical and rehabilitative care to almost 6,000 injured wild animals with the ultimate goal of returning recovered patients to their natural habitats.
Who do you help? We serve Palm Beach County but have also taken in injured migratory animals from New England area, Canada, South America, and more!
Are there volunteer opportunities? Any where children can be helpful/involved? Yes we are always looking for amazing new volunteers! Children ages 5-14 can join our Junior Naturalist program and learn about the environment and wildlife while creating crafts and doing experiments!
Are there any specific items that people can donate? Newspapers, towels, and any items from our Amazon Wish List! https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/1SA91UURR7P64?ref_=wl_share
What is your website? www.buschwildlife.org
What else do we need to know about you? Busch Wildlife is expanding and we need your help! Our new location, in Jupiter Farms, will be larger and better in order to help more animals and educate more people. Visit our Capital Campaign page to learn how you can help. https://www.buschwildlife.org/capital-campaign