News & Events

2023 Hallo-WINC Event

Join the Wildlife In Need Center for HALLO-WINC Saturday, October 21th from 2pm-4pm Wildlife In Need Center, Oconomowoc Join us for Hallo-WINC, a scare-free family fun Halloween event on Saturday, October 21st  from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Wildlife In Need Center. Take a walk through the Hallo-WINC woods and meet some of our educational animal ambassadors up-close and learn fun facts about Wisconsin wildlife. Enjoy a scavenger hunt, kid’s games, and face painting.  Shop our gift shop with unique wildlife themed items! Kids of all ages are encouraged to wear their costumes and take photos with our Halloween decor. Recommended Donation is $2 per person!  All of the funds raised at this event go to support the Wildlife In Need Center and our... read more

Summer Meet and Greet and Rare Behind-the-Scenes Tours!

Join us for our Summer Meet and Greet! Saturday, July 15th, 2023 Wildlife In Need Center 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Drop-In Event Join us for a Summer wildlife meet & greet event – have the opportunity to see most of our live educational ambassadors up-close and personal.  You can learn their stories and how they became ambassadors, along with fun facts about their species here in Wisconsin. There will be a Chocolate Factory sundae bar! There will be games for the children! Wildlife animal ambassadors you will be able to view and meet: Lenny and Leucius, Virginia Opossum Chase, Striped Skunk Willow, Woodchuck can be seen inside her enclosure Evie, Western Fox Snake Meadow, Bullsnake Jewel, Ornate Box Turtle (Endangered Species) See all of our educational animal ambassadors on our website here. Check out our gift shop! Items include; New WINC wear supporting 25th anniversary, other WINC gear (t-shirts and sweatshirts),  wildlife books and references, jewelry, and so much more! This is a great kid-friendly, family event! Suggested donation upon entry: $2 person 100% of funds raised during this event go to support the Wildlife In Need Center and our mission. Behind the scene tours are available. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Get a rare glimpse of the Wildlife In Need Center’s wildlife rehabilitation hospital. These areas are usually closed off to public. Attendees must be ages 12 and up. There is only room for 8 people on each tour. Purchase 10:oo am tickets here! Purchase 10:45 am tickets here! Purchase 11:30 am tickets here! Purchase 12:15 am... read more

Upcoming Events

Adult Volunteer Orientations: Saturday, April 6th 10:30am-12 noon AND Wednesday, April 10th 6:30pm – 8:00pm

30th Annual Spring Banquet: Friday, April 19th, 2024 from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm at The Legend of Brandybrook

Baby Bird Feeding Orientations: Saturday, May 18th 4:00pm – 6:30pm AND Sunday, June 2nd 1:00pm – 3:30pm

Wildlife In The Park:  Saturday, September 9th, 2024 from 4pm-7pm at Cory Park, Dousman

12th Annual Fine Wine & Dine: Saturday, October 19th, 2024 from 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm at Westmoor Country Club, Brookfield WI

Spaghetti Dinner:  November 9, 2024 4pm-7pm, Dousman/Ottawa Lions Club, Dousman

Holiday Meet and Greet: Saturday, December 7, 2024  10am-12pm, Wildlife In Need Center





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