What a whirwind couple of weeks! The response regarding Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation’s new Northerly location has been overwhelming! The Chicago Park District and Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation issued a joint press release (see post that includes the actual press release) and, before I knew it, the phone was ringing off the hook. It is…

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Below is the press release issued jointly by Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation and the Chicago Park District regarding Flint Creek Wildlife’s satellite location at Northerly Island. We are truly excited about this new location and will post blogs to keep you abreast of these developments. Here it goes…. Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation, Chicago Park District…

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Last month, Kane County Animal Control brought us a squirrel that was seriously injured after becoming stuck in a bird feeder (Second Nature Fly-Thru Platform Feeder manufactured by Backyard Nature Products, Inc.). The squirrel became stuck in the feeder when its toes were entangled in the twisted metal structure supporting the feeder’s roof. Frantic to…

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What a beautiful day for a swan release! I couldn’t be happier that Spring is almost here!! Last May, we took in a baby Swan with a broken pelvis. He was cold and covered in mud. He had been abandoned by all of the other Swans at the pond. Fortunately, a nice couple from Palatine,…

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We are pleased to announce that Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation and the Chicago Park District have finalized an agreement for a bird rehabilitation center at Northerly Island. Now that the agreement has been fully executed, Flint Creek Wildlife is finalizing plans for its April 1 start up of the new facility. The opening of this…

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