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Songbirds Soar after Concussion Recovery

By tamarackeditor | October 18, 2023

A Common Yellowthroat warbler and a Song Sparrow were released following treatment for concussions, including anti-inflammatory medications, rest, and nutritional support. These birds were found by Erie Bird Observatory volunteers during their morning BirdSafe Erie patrols. This program searches several routes in downtown Erie, PA for birds injured by building strikes during their seasonal migration. Injured birds…

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An Eaglet Returns Home Again

By tamarackeditor | June 22, 2023

An Eaglet Returns Home Again Tucked away high in a nest under the watchful eyes of its doting parents is the safest place for a nestling Bald Eagle, so in late May when a property owner near Fairview PA found a young nestling eagle on the ground they knew right away that it was in…

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Regal’s Release

By tamarackeditor | March 13, 2023

Regal the Bald Eagle is home! Culminating 6 months of intense rehabilitation, this handsome, adult female eagle with a commanding presence was returned to her Warren, PA home last week. Her release was as “edge of our seat” exciting as her whole rehabilitation. This spirited adult eagle was found injured in September, suffering from a…

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Recovery for Nora the Bald Eagle

By tamarackeditor | February 2, 2023

The Laswell family wasn’t supposed to be there on that beach that night, but somehow the stars aligned and they were there to find Nora. As Viola Laswell helped her dad search for beach glass on the last night of their trip to the Erie area, she found more than she bargained for when she…

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Northern Saw-Whet Owl Glows

By tamarackeditor | December 21, 2022

Northern Saw-Whet Owl Glows You never know what secrets an animal might keep up its sleeves, or in this case, under its wings. This Northern Saw-Whet Owl was admitted in late November with concussion symptoms. With a treatment plan that included medication, rest, and nutrient dense foods, we were pleased that this bird progressed quickly…

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TWC partners to support Bird Safe Erie: Lights Out and Collision Monitoring During Migration

By tamarackeditor | November 15, 2022

Did you know that millions of birds migrate over northwest Pennsylvania each year and that the majority of those fly at night?

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Summer into Fall at the Center

By tamarackeditor | November 10, 2022

We are always striving to improve the quality of care we provide patients, and this fall a longtime dream was realized with the acquisition of onsite x-ray equipment.

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Thank You, Erie Insurance!

By tamarackeditor | November 9, 2022

Erie Insurance awarded grants totaling $50,000 to 10 local environmental organizations in northwest Pennsylvania and TWC was chosen as one of them! The funding is part of the Erie Insurance Giving Network’s environmental responsibility area of focus.

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Melissa joins the team!

By tamarackeditor | October 29, 2022

The looks on the faces of the people in the audience are skeptical. The woman at the front of the room invites them all to stand, which they do, reluctantly, amid the sound of shuffling chairs.

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Your support makes possible Rosie’s Release! 

By tamarackeditor | October 20, 2022

Each patient admitted to Tamarack Wildlife Center leaves an impression on the staff and volunteers, but it’s rare for a patient to capture the attention of thousands of people around the world.

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