Wildlife Information


Information on Injured or Orphaned Animals

The MooseWood Nature Center does not accept injured or orphaned animals.


U.P. Wildlife Rehabilitation (A Nonprofit Association of Wildlife Rehabbers)

P.O. Box 53, Skandia, MI  49885, 906-361-3140

The following people may legally rehabilitate wildlife in Michigan, * and are willing to accept calls from the public (effective April 1, 2017).

Marquette County

Gloria Urban, UPWR Coordinator

1102 County Road 545N

P.O. Box 53, Skandia,  MI 49885


Echo Woods Unit: Mammals only. Specializes in raccoon, coyote, fox, squirrel. Will not take birds, fawns, bunnies.


Danielle Sitar

125 Yelle Road, Gwinn, MI  49841


Small animals, will not take fawns


Jerry Maynard, Chocolay Raptor Center

146 Lakewood Lane, Marquette,  MI  49855


email: jerome.maynard@gmail.com

Raptors only, educational programs


Iron County

Lois Bonno

1001 Kofmehl Road

Iron River, MI  49935


Birds and small mammals. Will not take: fawns, raccoons


Houghton County

Friederike Gast

25554 South Klingville Road, Chassell, MI  49916


Birds and mammals. Will not take fawns.


UPWR Keweenaw Group

upwildlife1@yahoo.com, on FaceBook at “upwildlife”


Lynn Hietala

42057 Archambeau Road, Chassell, MI  49916


Birds and mammals, including fawns


Jen Burroughs

163 Schoolcraft Road, Lake Linden,  MI 49945


Birds and mammals. Will not take fawns.


Dickinson County

Phyllis Carlson

4780 Lincoln, Quinnesec, MI 49876


Raptors, educational programs, small mammals. Will not take: raccoons, fawns, eagles


Diana Allbaugh

344 Hooper Street, Kingsford, MI 49802


Small birds only


Menominee County

Kris Eland

Wallace, MI 49893


Fawns only


*A current list is at: Michigan Department of Natural Resources