Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation (AIWC) is a registered charity and non-profit society that has been operating a wildlife hospital since 1993. We are located northwest of Calgary, Alberta, Canada and service Calgary, Southern Alberta and the Northwest Territories. IWC is managed by a team of wildlife biologists and wildlife technicians with a combined rehabilitation experience of over fifty years. They receive assistance from 5 volunteer veterinarians, and over 100 highly trained volunteers, many of whom are also biologists, animal health technologists, and certified rehabilitators. ur trauma centre is a donated church that was completely renovated to include a clinic, surgicial suite, x-ray room, developing room, and hospital cages for wildlife needing intensive care. There are also secondary care areas for patients needing more exercise and waterproofing as well as a unique brooder room for raising ducklings, goslings, and shorebirds. Outdoor enclosures include a large flight cage for raptors, a runway for flight conditioning of large avian species, five songbird houses, an ungulate pasture and corral, a deluxe waterfowl pen, and a large mammal enclosure that is suitable for digging and climbing mammals.
AIWC strives to enrich the lives of Albertans by nuturing a strong appreciation and respect for wildlife.