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BLACK BEAR CUB RESCUE/REHAB

$7,595 of $25,000 goal

Raised by 39 people in 2 months
Created April 26, 2018
I am a member of Russell's Private Advocacy Group, a group that has been advocating for change to allow Alberta Wildlife Orphans to be RESCUED and REHABILITATED. 

Our goal is to raise a $25,000

Funds  raised will go to the Cochrane Ecological Institute ( http://www.ceinst.org).
CEI is the only facility in Alberta currently able to rehabilitate Black bear cubs.  CEI is a family and volunteer run Charitable organization founded in 1967 they receive NO government funding. Your donations which are tax deductible, will be the LIFE BLOOD for Orphaned Black bear cubs.

Funds raised will greatly assist in meeting the requirements outlined by Alberta Environment and Parks, at an onsite meeting with
Clio Smeeton.   Before AEP will release any cubs to CEI’s care the following requirements and/or upgrades are needed IMMEDIATELY!

BLACK BEAR ACCOUNT – Surety that there is ALWAYS SPECIFIC money available to keep, care, and feed all the orphaned black bear cubs being sent to CEI for rehabilitation.

Window tinting -  10 - 4 x 6 foot windows – so bears can be seen through the tinted glass by the people looking after them but the bears can’t see humans.

Upgraded fencing – wood and exterior paint and also Marine Blue enamel paint for outdoor uprights.

Weldmesh – wildlife fencing

Interior white paint – for the indoor bear nursery

Upgraded water Features –Bentonite Clay, Plastic pond structures, pond lining, gravel and stones

Due to the tireless efforts of many, Black bear cubs can finally  be rehabilitated in Alberta. As of April 18, 2018 the Black bear protocol was changed to allow Black bear cubs under 12 months to be rehabilitated not euthanized.

We are working directly with CEI. 

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# BearRehabilitation, # Bearcubrescue, # SaveourOrphans, # BabyBears, #biodiversity, #ecologicalbalance, # BlackBearprotocol, # LoveWildlife
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Charlie settling in nicely. Please help by making a donation. Every dollar counts. CEI receives no Government funding. Their success is thanks to donations and volunteers Let's help Charlie!!!!
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1st bear cub rescued in Alberta since 2010.
Welcome Charlie
Charlie safe in his new digs at CEI
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EXCITING NEWS!!!! Forthe first time since 2010, an orphaned black bear (this baby is a brown hue) cub has been rescued by F & W from the Coleman, Alberta area and has arrived safely at the Cochrane Ecological Institute. "Charlie" (named in honor and memory of bear whisperer Charlie Russell) was rescued from a campground.

This is the first cub saved under the new orphaned black bear cub protocols approved by Alberta Environment and Parks this year.

Food costs to take care of cubs like Charlie run $3,000/year, and includes specialized formula to replace what his mother would ordinarily feed him at this age. Bear cub rehabilitation includes strict practices designed to avoid habituation and food conditioning.

Please help CEI reach their donation goal to care for Charlie and future rescued bear Cubs.
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Thank you for the generous donations ! Please enjoy the photos of some of the amazing volunteers who have helped stretch your donation dollars. Please continue to share this post and help CEI reach their goal. Alberta bears really need your continued support.
May 5 & 6 volunteers!!
May 12th crew, hard at work
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$7,595 of $25,000 goal

Raised by 39 people in 2 months
Created April 26, 2018
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Austin Wilbury
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$30
Simone Kern
8 days ago
$25
Patricia Thair
8 days ago
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$200
Stella Zuban
8 days ago
TA
$25
Taylor Atkins
8 days ago
SV
$100
Susan Vickery
27 days ago
LA
$25
Lynn Anderson
1 month ago
$500
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1 month ago
$360
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