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Get Ready...

March 25th - 29th
Spring Break Camp


Our Spring Break Camp is designed to allow children to discover nature through games, exploration, and crafts. From pond life and microscopes to raptors and mammals, this camp is sure to please everyone!

Time: 9 am to 4 pm
Ages: 7 to 11
Cost*: Early bird pricing: $200 per child

Regular pricing after March 1: $225
*Pre/post care available: $5 per hour/per child
Click here to register for camps today!

Wildlife Rehabilitation
Recent Patients

Winter is typically our "slow" season, with relatively few patients being admitted compared to the summer. However, we've had our hands full with patients like these! 
This adult male California myotis was recently brought to us with a minor wing injury. It is likely he had been disturbed out of torpor as well. He’s recovering well in our ICU!

Patient update: the Western Screech Owl brought to us last month by Benton County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to improve! As the fractured radius continues to heal, the owl remains in good spirits and is eating well in our ICU.

A Warm Welcome to...
Our New Team Members

Bill Quade
Operations Coordinator

Bill grew up running through the forest preserves of the Northern Chicago suburbs along the Des Plaines River. His passion for environmental interpretation and outdoor recreation drove him to pursue a double degree from Carthage College in Environmental Science and Geography, and later a Masters in Natural Resources with a focus in Environmental Education from the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point. After graduating, Bill went on to lead environmental programming in every corner of the country from dog-sledding in Michigan's Upper Peninsula to backpacking trips along the Appalachian Trail.

Before joining the team at Chintimini, Bill spent four years as an outdoor guide in northern New Hampshire, where his work earned him REI's distinguished, international Top Guide award in 2016. When he's not coordinating operations at Chintimini Wildlife Center, you can catch Bill running the trails in the Mac-Dunn Forest, mountain biking at Alsea Falls, or hitting the slopes at Hoodoo.

Dr. Claire Peterson, DVM
Staff Veterianarian

Dr. Claire Peterson is a small animal and avian veterinarian at Frontier Veterinary Hospital in Hillsboro. She graduated with a bachelor's degree from the Johnston Center of Integration Studies in Redlands, CA, and then earned a veterinary degree over 4 years at Oregon State (go beavs!). 

She started volunteering with wildlife when she was 13 years old at Hawk Haven in Estacada, Oregon and hasn't looked back since! She first came to volunteer at Chintimini in 2009 while at veterinary school. In her free time she is a falconer, and currently has a young goshawk named Fletcher. 

Dr. Peterson joins our team to provide veterinary support to rehabilitation patients and resident Raptor Ambassadors alike.


Please click here to learn more about Claire and our team of volunteer veterinarians who lend us their services.
Click here to read more about our staff.

Want to support our work?
Three Ways to Give this Winter

Fred Meyer Community Rewards for CWC
BottleDrop Donations for CWC
View the CWC Amazon Wishlist!

Come See Us!
Upcoming Events

March 9, 2019
Winter Wildlife Field Day @ William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge
Join us for a family-fun event in the great outdoors. Meet our Raptor Ambassadors and enjoy other activities.
April 26, 2019
Art is Wild, annual fundraiser for CWC @ Philomath Scout Lodge
Tickets go on sale February 15th! Get yours before they sell out!

Read All About It...
Recent Blog Posts

A Summer Internship - Summer '18 intern Sarah Duke's account of her experience in the CWC internship program.
Season of Raptors - Learn why winter is our busiest time fore bird of prey admissions from animal care assistant Erika Seirup.
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