$23-MILLION CENTRE OPENS
FOR WILDLIFE RESCUE AND REHAB
The Earth Rangers Opens a State-of-the-Art Wildlife Hospital
For Immediate Release
November 15, 2004 - The Earth Rangers Centre is a 60,000 square
foot facility designed to treat the thousands of animals that are
injured, displaced or orphaned each year in Ontario.
Located just north of Toronto at the Koright Centre for Conservation
the Earth Rangers Centre boasts the most advanced wildlife medical
equipment in the Country. The centre features Canada's first wildlife
hospital which includes an oil spill reponse unit, a fully equipped
operating theatre, digital x-ray equipment and species specific
rehabilitation facilities are but a few of the features that give
the Earth Rangers Centre the expertise to respond to wildlife emergencies.
"The new $23-million state-of-the-art centre will allow us
to significantly expand our programs and services and demonstrate
our commitment to wildlife and the environment," said Peter
Kendall, Earth Rangers President.
In addition to rehabilitating the wildlife in their care the Earth
Rangers Centre also participates in dramatic wildlife rescues and
upon their recovery all of the wildlife are released according to
the Ministry of Natural Resources guidelines.
The Centre is open to the public to drop off injured or immature
The Earth Rangers Centre is one of the most energy-efficient buildings
in Canada using 63 per cent less enery than that of a similar-size
building designed to Canada's energy code. Earth Rangers is a registered
charity its mission is inspiring within children a lasting passion
to improve the environment.
For tours or interviews please contact:
Amy White - 905-417-3447 ext. 2240
Or visit www.earthrangers.ca
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