wildfires

Local Volunteers Making a Difference After the Fire

While the burned areas are starting to recover from the fire, we know it will still take a while for food to be plentiful for wildlife again. As we mentioned previously, even in the burned areas, many pockets of land did not burn. While those areas provide food for many,…...

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A Post-Fire View of the Elephants’ Positive Impact on the Environment

The rainy season is off to a normal start, which is a beautiful thing. It’s incredible how quickly everything is changing day to day with much-needed rain. It’s raining at least a little bit each day, and sometimes a few times a day. Everything and everyone here seems to be…...

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Wildlife After the Wildfire

In the last few days, we’ve frequently said that “all” the Sanctuary residents survived the fire. That’s true in terms of humans, elephants, chickens, goats, cats, dogs, Alma the tapir, and Milo the sheep. Everyone that we feed and are responsible for survived. We know that those aren’t our only…...

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Drone View of the Fire Damage

Scott, Kat, and our veterinarian Trish bring everyone along on Wall-E’s (our drone) first flight after the devasting wildfire raced through our property late last week. (If you missed it, details are here → ). There is a stark difference between what was protected and what burned. Scott gives a…...

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With Heartfelt Appreciation ❤️

Thank you to everyone who donated to our fire recovery fund. Since we shared about the wildfire, we have raised over $22,000 through our website and nearly $7,000 through Facebook – it comes to over $29,000 to help us rebuild. Our emergency plan is entirely focused on keeping the elephants…...

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Because So Many Have Asked How to Help ❤️

While all the creatures are okay and the barns, house, and office, there was still damage from the wildfire late last week. Despite the catastrophic nature of the fire, thankfully, there is no catastrophe here. The damages are limited, but will still be impactful. Due to our emergency plan and…...

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