Interested in seeing what TreeHouse Wildlife Center is up to in and around the area? Check out our calendar and click on the featured events for information!
Walk for Wildlife - May 1st, 9am-2pm
Join TreeHouse Wildlife Center May 1st, from 9am-2pm for our 1st Walk for Wildlife event. We are joining Kayla from IDNR at Pere Marquette to provide a fun day outdoors while learning about our native wildlife and natural resources. Walk as far or as little as you like. Enjoy meet and greets with Animal Education Ambassadors, IDNR and McCully Heritage Project activity booths, meet Smokey Bear, be amazed by Professor Longhair, take and make kids crafts, freebies, and more. Social distancing and masks will be required. Get outdoors and help support our mission to save wildlife.
Tickets $10 (kids three and under free) and limited to 100 people. You can select your reservation time and purchase your tickets through our square site: https://treehouse-wildlife-center.square.site/ Walk starts at the Visitor Center sign-in table at Pere Marquette State Park, 13112 Center Ln, Grafton, IL 62037.
2nd Annual Drive-Thru Baby Shower
May 29th, 10am-3pm
You are invited to TreeHouse Wildlife Center's 2nd Annual Drive-Thru Baby Shower. Join us May 29th from 10 AM - 3 PM to celebrate our native wild babies. Just drive-thru and drop off your donation. Let our staff and volunteers do the heavy lifting. Once you drop off your donation, park and walk through the animal enclosures. Meet and Greet with Animal Education Ambassadors or pick up some great freebies, grab and go kids activity sheets, an animal photo, or take and make crafts. Also visit with the McCully Heritage Project booth and Professor Longhair as he delights visitors with his balloon creations.
Planning on coming to the celebration? We ask that you bring an item on our baby shower wish list below to help staff and volunteers raise and care for our injured and orphaned young wildlife during their time in the clinic. View our full wish list at https://www.treehousewildlifecenter.com/donate.
We will require mask and social distancing guidelines be followed.
Requested Baby Shower Donation Wish List:
Bungee cords (all sizes)
Kitchen or 33 gallon trash bags
Any cleaning supplies
Goats Milk (canned or powdered)
Pedialyte (flavored or unflavored)
Frozen vegetables or fruit
Producers Pride lamb and kid bottle 16 oz
Liquid laundry detergent and dryer sheets
Arm length welding/animal handling gloves
Liquid hand soap
8qt Rubber feed/water bowls (farm stores)
Quart or gallon "Ziploc" bags
Gallon and 1/2 gallon Buckets
Heat lamps, full spectrum light bulbs
Heating pads (no auto shut off)
Gas Gift Cards to cover transportation of injured animals
Durable plastic kiddie pools/water troughs
Thanks so much for your support! Your donations help us provide the best care for our baby animals so they can be released back into the wild!