A little bit more about the Sanctuary and what they do….

Bear Creek Exotic Wildlife Sanctuary Inc. is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1989. We have been in operation for 24 years.  We are funded by donations and staffed by volunteers, high school, college and university co-op students, and offer community service hours required for graduating.

We believe that an understanding of the plight of indigenous, exotic and endangered species is critical to the future survival of life on earth. The greater the knowledge we have of the creatures we share the land with, the greater chance we have of preserving our way of life. Part of this enormous undertaking is the education of our children to understand and respect the value of the creatures around us. For many of the animals here, Bear Creek was the last resort prior to euthanasia. Read the rest of this entry