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Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation


Business No: 140416140RR0001

Since 1993, the Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation has been a champion for the rehabilitation of injured and orphaned wildlife.

Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation


Since 1993, Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation (AIWC) has been a champion for injured and orphaned wildlife through rescue, rehabilitation and release. Since our founding, we have admitted more than 34,000 animals into care. We believe our responsibility to wildlife includes an educational component that emphasizes the importance of environmental protection, and as such, AIWC offers engaging public education programs to inform all ages of the importance of wildlife to our ecosystem and way of life.

As a trusted Canadian-registered charity, we are permitted by federal and provincial governments to care for wildlife in need. In addition, we are an accredited veterinary hospital through the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association, which allows us to provide high standards of care to our wildlife patients. We are funded entirely by donations.

Our Vision

Preserving the legacy of wildlife.

Our Mission

AIWC is committed to the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of injured and orphaned wildlife. We provide expert advice and education that fosters an appreciation of wildlife.

AIWC is open year-round to care for wildlife in need. Our mission is supported by seven full-time staff, part-time staff,  an incredible team of 145+ volunteers, and over 250 active memberships. Spring and summer are the busiest seasons for animal care.

AIWC is located on and services all human and wild residents of Treaty 7 territory. As treaty people, we believe we have a responsibility to care for the lands we inhabit, along with all creatures living on the land with us.


PO Box 68

Madden, AB, T0M 1L0

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