News and Events

2019 Winter Newsletter

  • Learn About a Great Horned Owl Patient
  • 2019 Photo Contest Rules and Entry Form
  • 2019 Annual Dinner Auction Registration
  • Wildlife Enrichment
  • Animal Care Internship Second Place Essay

  • Thu
    9am-5pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    New and gently used items as well as plants for sale! All proceeds from this sale benefit the animals of Fox Valley Wildlife Center.

  • Tue
    Fox Valley Wildlife Center

    Junior rehab series coming this summer!

    Ever wonder about wildlife rehabilitation? Then join us for a fun, informative summer series at the fox valley wildlife center.

    Utilizing hands on activities, videos, and crafts, each week we will take an in depth look at an animal grouping that we serve. students will learn about classification, habitats, injuries commonly seen, how they are treated, and more.

    Sign up for the whole series or come for your favorite animal:
    $20 per child per class or $90 for the series:

    • Lesson 1: mammals
    • Lesson 2: songbirds
    • Lesson 3: birds of prey
    • Lesson 4: waterfowl and gamebirds
    • Lesson 5: amphibians and reptiles

    Two sessions for each grade level will be offered:
    Session 1  10:00 - 11:30 a.m
    K-2nd:   tuesdays -   june 9, 16, 23, 30 & july 7
    3rd-5th: thursdays - june 11, 18, 25, & july 2, 9
    6th-8th: fridays -     june 12, 19, 26, & july 3, 10session 2  10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
    k-2nd:   tuesdays -   july 14, 21, 28 & aug. 4, 11
    3rd-5th: thursdays - july 16, 23, 30, & aug. 6, 13
    6th-8th: fridays -     july 17, 24, 31, & aug. 7, 14

    Register by calling 630-365-3800 or email us at

  • Fri
    9:30 amSettler's Hill Golf Course

    Treat Your Dad to a Day of Golf : The Ninth Annual Critter Classic Golf Outing to Benefit the Spring Wild Babies who are Admitted to our Hospital

    This event is the Friday just before Father's Day, June 19th, at Settler's Hill Golf Course, tee times starting at 9:30. This event is a Scramble. After a morning of golf and good times there will be a barbecue lunch served, contests winners awarded and raffle winners.

    Cost for this event is $75.00 per golfer and includes cart rental and barbecue lunch. Contests are an additional $30.00, which include Longest Drive, Straightest Drive, Closest to the Pin in the first nine and the second nine.

    Please respond to if you want to sign up: with your name, your companion golfer names and your phone number.

    Also if you want to play any contests or if you have a desired tee time.

    We try to accommodate tee times but it is not always possible.

  • Sun
    Fox Valley Wildlife Center

    Join us for a fun day of activities and tour our wildlife center. Sorry, no wild animal patients will be available to see due to the high level of stress. Additional details to follow...

  • Sun
    1-5pmHickory Knolls Discovery Center
    • event details here