With warmer temperatures on the rise in Spring and Summer, our office sees an increase in calls regarding found wildlife from individuals who want to help. Whether you have found baby bunnies, squirrels, fawns, fowl or other young animals, it can be hard to know what to do with them. Often the animal or animals are not in any distress and moving or relocating them can cause more harm so the best way to help is to leave them where you have found them. Many animals will hide their young for safety when they go out to look for food and do return to care for them.

To find more information about specific found animals and what to do with them, please visit the DNR website by clicking the image below:

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If you have further questions regarding wildlife and need assistance, please click the icons below to contact each individual group for more information.

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