In June 2016, staff with the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) responded to a call in Lincoln, RI about a Canada goose that was found with fishing line tightly wrapped around both legs. The bird was tangled in pond weeds and must have been there for some time. It was freed from the weeds but the line remained wound around the feet and the joint above (hock.) It was brought to the Wildlife Clinic of RI for evaluation and treatment On initial exam the goose had very
Early this baby season, the clinic was inundated with a dozen or more bunnies each day, sometimes with injuries from dogs, cats and even lawn mowers. Others arrived thin and dehydrated, having been orphaned. With our “bunny people” overwhelmed, my rehab room began to fill with carriers of these difficult little patients. One morning I received a call from Little Compton about a small bunny who managed to escape from a huge pile of old Christmas trees that were being burned.
JOIN US SATURDAY OCTOBER 29, 2016 for the Thirteenth Annual Halloween Wildstock Benefit Concert at Jacky’s Galaxie at 383 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI. The wild fun begins at 6pm and continues to 1am. Musical entertainment will be provided by Trinity, Rendition, Repercussions, Band of Brothers, and Crushed Velvet. Tickets are now on sale for $25.00 and include a delicious buffet provided by Jacky’s Galaxie, a dessert buffet, as well as a chance at a great door prize! As always