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Meet our new animal care team!

Welcome Elisa Fosco Director of Animal Care Elisa has a B.S in Biology and Chemistry from the University of Illinois and has been a licensed Wildlife Rehabilitator since 1987. She is a licensed Veterinarian Techician and holds a Wildlife Society Certification as a Professional Wildlife Biologist. Elisa has been the Director of Animal Care for the Ohio Wildlife Center, Walden’s Puddle, Wildlife Center of Greater Nashville, TN, Wildcare:Terwiliger Nature Education Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in San Rafael, CA, Rehabilitation Manager for the Toronto Wildlife Center and Field Biologist and Head Vet Tech for the Peregrine Fund Condor Project in Vermillion Cliffs, AZ. Lisa has also been an International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council (IWRC) Skills Seminar Instructor for 14 years and has a passion for learning & teaching. Elisa enjoys camping, hiking, yoga, music and spending time with her dogs. Welcome Cherish Streit! Animal Care Staff I graduated from Iowa State University in spring 2021 with a B.S in Animal Ecology and Environmental Studies. I grew up on a farm in Minnesota and have been interested in working with animals since I was young. Wildlife rehabilitation has been an interest of mine for a while. I started working in the wildlife rehabilitation field in 2017. Welcome Logan Shafer! Animal Care Staff I graduated from UW Stevens Point in 2019 with a biology degree hoping to pursue a career in wildlife rehabilitation. I have had many jobs along the way, including being an intern at your facility, but am glad to have finally found a animal care position with you. I like to relax in the summertime outdoors, especially to go on runs with my dog. And I... read more

Annual Plant Sale Fundraiser

Wildlife In Need Center’s Annual Plant Sale Fundraiser will help you get a jump on the planting season! Brighten up your yard, Attract birds and wildlife, SUPPORT the patients at the Wildlife In Need Center! You can do all three by participating in our Annual Plant Sale fundraiser! Choose from Marigolds, Impatiens, Petunias, and Coleus. Each flat, 48 plants total, is just $22! Imagine having a yard full of flowers and plants that will not only make your garden more appealing to your human neighbors, but to your wild neighbors as well! All of these plants will arrive ready to plant for continuous blooms throughout the season! You can order using the link below: https://wildlifeinneed.networkforgood.com/events/28048-annuals-plant-sale-fundraiser ACT NOW–The deadline for orders is Monday, April 12th! Flats will arrive in mid-May, date to be determined based on the growing season. We will contact you as soon as we have received the flats. We cannot order specific colors, we will receive a variety. The sooner you can pick them up, the better your color choices will be. Pick up will be at: The Wildlife in Need Center W349 S1480 S. Waterville Road Oconomowoc, WI... read more
UPCOMING EVENTS

Wildlife In The Park, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Saturday, September 11th at Cory Municipal Park, Dousman, WI

Annual Fine Wine & Dine, 6:00-9:30 pm  Saturday, October 16th, 2021, Westmoor Country Club, Brookfield WI

Hallo-WINC, 3:00 pm-5:00 pm Sunday, October 24th, 2021 at the Wildlife In Need Center

Spaghetti Dinner,  4:00 – 7:30 pm Saturday, November 6th, 2021 at the Dousman Lions Club in Dousman, WI

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Pancake Breakfast  8:00 am-1:00 pm, Sunday, March 6th, 2022 at the Dousman Lions Club in Dousman, WI

Annual Banquet:  5:30 pm-9:00 pm Friday, April 8th, 2022 at The Legend of Brandybrook in Wales, WI

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