Ontario is host to an amazing variety of wildlife from the threatened
Peregrine Falcon to the most common songbirds, raccoons and foxes.
However, as the human population continues to grow, the dangers these
animals face also grows.
a volunteer wildlife rehabilitation facility, is located just outside
of London, Ontario in Mount Brydges. During the spring, summer and
fall Salthaven receives 25 to 30 calls a day regarding displaced,
sick, injured, or orphaned wildlife. The calls come from local and
regional police, humane societies, animal care and control agencies,
the Ministry of Natural Resources, Canadian Wildlife Services and the
Salt is the founder and director of rehabilitation at Salthaven. He
has been a wildlife rehabilitator since 1985 and is certified by the
IWRC (International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council) and OWREN
(Ontario Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Network) in
rehabilitation training skills and Advanced Clinical Pathology. He
also served on the OWREN board of directors.
important Salthaven endeavour is public education. Brian visits and
enjoys interacting with local schools, service clubs, scout troops,
church groups and radio and TV stations to give talks about local
wildlife issues. Brian is available for speaking engagements in the
months of October through March.
is currently accepting bookings for speaking engagements. Interested
parties are encouraged to book early.
also welcome volunteers who would like to experience first hand the
challenges of caring for wildlife. We welcome your interest, your
concern, and your questions.
you for caring.