Toucan Rescue Ranch Blog
Toucan Rescue Ranch is a non-profit organization that focuses on rehabilitation, rescue and release of Costa Rican wildlife. Although wildlife rehab is our main goal we also focus on conservation and environmental education. Here are some ideas we have compiled for you and your kids to do in your home and help the environment!
Hey there! I hope everyone is having a Happy World Environment Day! On this day we celebrate our environment and its species, but we also use this opportunity for people of all ages to learn about the importance of protecting wild areas, as well as the small, everyday actions that we can take to aid them.
What animal has five cute toesies, webbed feet, a long tail, and one of the densest furs in nature? If your mind immediately went to otters, well, you’re absolutely correct! These furry, long, weasel look-alike are some of the most adorable animals on planet Earth! But cuteness is not all that they bring to the table.
The Global Biodiversity Festival is a virtual weekend with a simple goal of bringing the amazing diversity of life on our planet, live in everyone’s home during these challenging times. From May 22 – 24, we’ll share the amazing variety of life on our planet and the scientists, explorers, conservationists, and filmmakers documenting and protecting it. EBTSOYP highlight the weird and the wonderful, but also the conservation challenges, along with the good news success stories.
Wildlife is everywhere. It’s in our backyards, on our Instagram feed, and at our favorite National Parks. That’s why wildlife holidays such as Endangered Species Day, which is celebrated every year on May 15, are so important. Endangered Species Day provides an opportunity for people to talk about their favorite animals while learning about ways to protect them and their wild homes…
With all of this craziness, we are excited to announce the second annual Call for Artists campaign starting on May 1, 2020. We believe right now is a wonderful opportunity to come together, create, and show some love back to the planet, where you can participate right from the comfort of your bedroom, house, apartment, cabin, bungalow, or wherever else you might be self-quarantining! This year’s goal will be a $7,000 RELIEF FUND!
In our wish list, you will find fuzzy blankets you can donate to help keep orphaned baby animals warm, syringes to feed animals formula, bird feed, animal enrichment toys to animals happy and busy, administrative items that help managers and teams be more organized, trail cameras for research, incubators to keep animals warm, scales to weigh animals in our wildlife clinic, and many other items that really help Toucan Rescue Ranch ensure quality care!
Toucan Rescue Ranch has made a huge sustainable improvement moving into 2020: going solar! The Toucan Rescue Ranch has been working with a company called Avolta. Avolta professionals have experience installing more than 10 Megawatts of power generation capacity across large-scale, industrial, commercial, institutional, and residential projects…
The picture above is of Oatmeal. Oatmeal is a young two-fingered sloth who survived critical electrocution burns from power lines. She has been in our care since November 15, 2019, capturing hearts all over the world because of her story of HOPE. When Oatmeal first arrived, we were worried she might not survive. Her condition and her […]