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

  • Sat
    22
    Jun
    2019
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Once a month, you will be able to learn more about a resident animal at Fox Valley Wildlife Center.  This month will focus on Lancelot, a Milk Snake, and Toby, a Three Toed Box Turtle.  You will learn why they now call FVWC their home and what their day-to-day life is like.  You will be given an opportunity to either take a picture of or with the featured ambassador, dependent on the ambassador.  All ages are welcome!  Each program is $5 per person.  Tickets are available here, or payable at the event.

  • Sun
    23
    Jun
    2019
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Once a month, you will be able to learn more about a resident animal at Fox Valley Wildlife Center.  This month will focus on Lancelot, a Milk Snake, and Toby, a Three Toed Box Turtle.  You will learn why they now call FVWC their home and what their day-to-day life is like.  You will be given an opportunity to either take a picture of or with the featured ambassador, dependent on the ambassador.  All ages are welcome!  Each program is $5 per person.  Tickets are available here, or payable at the event.

  • Sat
    06
    Jul
    2019
    7:30 pm - 9:30 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Have you ever wondered what the animals do in the forest as the sun goes down?  Join us for a twilight hike in the Elburn Forest Preserve as we investigate which animals become active as day turns to night.  Each hike poses new opportunities to see the creatures active in the evening.  Zephyr, Eastern Screech Owl ambassador, will make a special appearance before the hike begins.  Families are welcome.  No flashlights please.  Cost is $5 per person.  Click here to register.

  • Sat
    13
    Jul
    2019
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center - Peanut and Dizzy

    Once a month, you will be able to learn more about a resident animal at Fox Valley Wildlife Center.  This month will focus on Peanut, a Fox Squirrel, and Dizzy, an American Robin.  You will learn why they now call FVWC their home and what their day-to-day life is like.  You will be given an opportunity to either take a picture of or with the featured ambassador, dependent on the ambassador.  All ages are welcome!  Each program is $5 per person.  Tickets are available here, or payable at the event.

  • Tue
    16
    Jul
    2019
    Fri
    19
    Jul
    2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Your child can learn about wildlife, through games and crafts, while having fun! Each day of camp will focus on a different group of wildlife and allow for introductions to some of the education ambassadors. Camp is Tuesday, July 16 to Friday, July 19, from 9 am until 12 pm. Sign up for one day, or all four! Tuesday is reptiles, with Toby and Lancelot, Wednesday is birds, with Lucy and Zephyr, Thursday is mammals, with Peanut, and Friday is invertebrates.  Camp is $20 per day with an optional t-shirt for your camper, for an additional $20.  Click here to register.  Minimum 5 campers.  Also, please click here to download our consent form, and return to education@fvwc.org.

  • Sun
    21
    Jul
    2019
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Once a month, you will be able to learn more about a resident animal at Fox Valley Wildlife Center. This month will focus on Peanut, a Fox Squirrel, and Dizzy, an American Robin. You will learn why they now call FVWC their home and what their day-to-day life is like. You will be given an opportunity to either take a picture of or with the featured ambassador, dependent on the ambassador.  All ages are welcome!  Each program is $5 per person.  Tickets are available here, or payable at the event.

  • Tue
    23
    Jul
    2019
    Fri
    26
    Jul
    2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Your child can learn about wildlife, through games and crafts, while having fun! Each day of camp will focus on a different group of wildlife and allow for introductions to some of the education ambassadors. Camp is Tuesday, July 23 to Friday, July 26, from 9 am until 12 pm. Sign up for one day, or all four! Tuesday is reptiles, with Toby and Lancelot, Wednesday is birds, with Lucy and Zephyr, Thursday is mammals, with Peanut, and Friday is invertebrates.  Camp is $20 per day with an optional t-shirt for your camper, for an additional $20.  Click here to register.  Minimum 5 campers.  Also, please click here to download our consent form and send to education@fvwc.org.

  • Tue
    30
    Jul
    2019
    Fri
    02
    Aug
    2019
    9:00 am - 2:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Your child can learn about wildlife, through games and crafts, while having fun! Each day of camp will focus on a different group of wildlife and allow for introductions to some of the education ambassadors. Camp is Tuesday, July 30 to Friday, August 2, from 9 am until 2 pm. Sign up for one day, or all four! Tuesday is reptiles, with Toby and Lancelot, Wednesday is birds, with Lucy and Zephyr, Thursday is mammals, with Peanut, and Friday is invertebrates.  Camp is $20 per day with an optional t-shirt for your camper, for an additional $20.  Click here to register.  Minimum 5 campers.  Also, please click here to download our consent form and return to education@fvwc.org.

  • Sat
    03
    Aug
    2019
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Pack your lunch and blanket and join us for a picnic with our wildlife ambassadors. The afternoon will include wildlife themed crafts and activities as well as meet and greets with our education ambassadors. The picnic will be at the pavilion in Elburn Forest Preserve, simply follow the blacktop road. Cost is only $25 per family or group, up to 5 people and $7 per additional person.  Click here to register online.

  • Sat
    10
    Aug
    2019
    7:30 pm - 9:30 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Have you ever wondered what the animals do in the forest as the sun goes down?  Join us for a twilight hike in the Elburn Forest Preserve as we investigate which animals become active as day turns to night.  Each hike poses new opportunities to see the creatures active in the evening.  Families are welcome.  No flashlights please.  Cost is $5 per person.  Click here to register.

  • Sat
    24
    Aug
    2019
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Once a month, you will be able to learn more about a resident animal at Fox Valley Wildlife Center.  Each month will focus on a different ambassador and why they now call FVWC their home and what their day-to-day life is like.  You will be given an opportunity to either take a picture of or with the featured ambassador, dependent on the ambassador.  All ages are welcome!  Each program is $5 per person.  Tickets are available here, or payable at the event.

  • Sun
    25
    Aug
    2019
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Once a month, you will be able to learn more about a resident animal at Fox Valley Wildlife Center.  Each month will focus on a different ambassador and why they now call FVWC their home and what their day-to-day life is like.  You will be given an opportunity to either take a picture of or with the featured ambassador, dependent on the ambassador.  All ages are welcome!  Each program is $5 per person.  Tickets are available here, or payable at the event.

  • Sat
    07
    Sep
    2019
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Once a month, you will be able to learn more about a resident animal at Fox Valley Wildlife Center.  Each month will focus on a different ambassador and why they now call FVWC their home and what their day-to-day life is like.  You will be given an opportunity to either take a picture of or with the featured ambassador, dependent on the ambassador.  All ages are welcome!  Each program is $5 per person.  Tickets are available here, or payable at the event.

  • Sun
    08
    Sep
    2019
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Once a month, you will be able to learn more about a resident animal at Fox Valley Wildlife Center.  Each month will focus on a different ambassador and why they now call FVWC their home and what their day-to-day life is like.  You will be given an opportunity to either take a picture of or with the featured ambassador, dependent on the ambassador.  All ages are welcome!  Each program is $5 per person.  Tickets are available here, or payable at the event.

  • Sat
    14
    Sep
    2019
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Have you ever walked through a woodland during a full moon?  Join us on an evening walk as we put our senses to the test and investigate animal activity as the full moon rises.  Families are welcome.  No flashlights please.  Cost is $5 per person.  Click here to register.

  • Sun
    06
    Oct
    2019
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Come get a glimpse of what our center looks like at our open house! This is the one day of the year that we open our doors to the public. Come take a tour of our facility and see how we care for our animals throughout the year. Our education ambassadors will also make appearances throughout the day.  Due to the high level of stress, our patients will not be on display.

  • Sun
    20
    Oct
    2019

    Save the date!  Sunday, October 20 is our Tasting Event.

    Check back for more information.

  • Sun
    03
    Nov
    2019
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pmHickory Knolls Discovery Center

    Join us at our 8th Annual Wild About Wildlife Fundraiser.  Directions to Hickory Knolls can be found here.

    Please check back for more information.