Welcome to Hancock Wildlife Foundation

Established by DAVID HANCOCK in 2006 to broaden his at that time more than 60 years of lecturing and teaching about wildlife and conservation, especially bald eagles, to include the web, the Foundation's mandate is to use the Internet in general and live streaming wildlife video in particular to promote the conservation of wildlife and its habitats through science, education, and stewardship. In David's words, "Our first live eagle nest cams reached and taught more people in a 4 month period than I had in all my years of lectures combined. This is the way of the future." 

David Hancock

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Atlantic Wildlife Institute saves chipmunk from botfly larvae

Wildlife News
By Sarah Betts, CBC News Posted: Sep 29, 2016 12:44 PM AT Last Updated: Sep 29, 2016 12:44 PM AT


The Atlantic Wildlife Institute kept the chipmunk for about a week and nursed it back to health. (Atlantic Wildlife Institute)

The Atlantic Wildlife Institute has been busy removing parasites from animals the last few weeks like one poor chipmunk that became a burrow for a botfly. Pam Novak, the institute's director, said friends of hers found the chipmunk in their backyard and realized something was wrong with it.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/atlantic-wildlife-saves-chipmunk-parasites-1.3783760
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Shot bald eagle, Lily, returns to the wild

Wildlife NewsBy Justin Zaremba | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
on September 25, 2016 at 9:30 AM, updated September 25, 2016 at 9:32 AM

The bald eagle, "Lily," who was found shot and suffering from injuries and lead poisoning in Dec. 2015, has been released back into the wild, according to the Raptor Trust.


(Curtesy of the Raptor Trust)

Nine months after he was found shot and suffering from lead poisoning, Lily, a bald eagle, has been released back into the wild in time for the fall migration, according to The Raptor Trust, the wild bird rehabilitation center that took in the bird.

Read More: http://www.nj.com/sussex-county/index.ssf/2016/09/watch_shot_bald_eagle_lily_returns_to_wild.html
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Bald eagle dropped off at Chocolay Raptor Center

Wildlife NewsBy Rachel Droze
Posted: Tue 10:38 PM, Sep 27, 2016 | Updated: Tue 10:55 PM, Sep 27, 2016

CHOCOLAY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) - A juvenile bald eagle was dropped off to the Chocolay Raptor Center Tuesday morning by the Michigan DNR.



She was found on the ground near the side of the road in the Ontonagon area.

Read More: http://www.uppermichiganssource.com/content/news/Bald-eagle-dropped-off-at-Chocolay-Raptor-Center-395040711.html
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Decorah eagle D25 likely killed by vehicle

Wildlife NewsTuesday, September 27, 2016 3:53 PM


The photo of D25 making early morning takeoff was taken by David Lynch at 5:40AM on June 28, 2016.

One of the two eaglets hatched at the Decorah Fish Hatchery nest this spring, “D25,” was found dead alongside a road between Maynard and Westgate Monday.

Read More: http://www.decorahnewspapers.com/Content/News/Local-News/Article/Decorah-eagle-D25-likely-killed-by-vehicle/2/10/41085
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Feds announce plans to protect colourful coral canyons off Nova Scotia coast

Wildlife NewsSeptember 27, 2016 9:43 am

The federal government says it’s protecting two colourful coral canyons off the coast of Nova Scotia.


Bubblegum coral is shown in a handout photo. In a dark corner of the Atlantic Ocean, amid a pair of steep-sided canyons far off the southwest coast of Nova Scotia, there's a welcoming home for schools of fish decorated with coral so colourful its official name is bubblegum.
The Canadian Press



The federal Fisheries Department says before the end of this year, the two canyons – Georges and Corsair – will be declared off limits to fishermen who use gear that is dragged or dumped on the seabed.

ReadMore: http://globalnews.ca/news/2966219/feds-announce-plans-to-protect-colourful-coral-canyons-off-nova-scotia-coast/
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