We hope you enjoy some of our favorite news clips. Periodically the media moves things around. If you discover a broken link, please let us know.
2015 MEDIA COVERAGE
WCCO Feature on Young Trumpeter Swan Rescued from St. Croix River
Star Tribune Outdoors Section Profile of WRC
Tom Weber and MPR: Call-in show about wildlife with WRC Executive Director Phil Jenni
Pioneer Press Photo Essay on Our Busy Summer (June 2015)
National News: WRC Discovers First Songbirds Tested Positive for Avian Flu
Bring Me The News: Injured Coyote from Richfield Brought to WRC
MEDIA IN 2014
WCCO Feature on our Record-setting 2014 and the unique patients we admitted
KSTP Feature on our Record-setting 2014
Pioneer Press Article on The Minnesota Zoo's collaboration with us on our new turtle tanks
Pioneer Press Article on a family's rescue of a juvenile loon from an iced-over lake
WCCO New Coverage, with cute video, of the family's rescue of the juvenile loon
Star Tribune Article (with cool slo-mo video) of Rufous Hummingbird Admit
WCCO Coverage of Rufous Hummingbird Setting USFWS Precedent
Jim William's Star Tribune Blog on Rufous Hummingbird Admit
KARE11's video of Rufous Hummingbird Admit
KARE11 Coverage of Rare Red-throated Loon Winter Rescue
MPR Photo Essay of Harsh Winter for Swans and Other Wildlife
KSTP Broadcast of Brutal Winter for Wildlife
MPR's Daily Circuit Interview with WRC Executive Director Phil Jenni
WCCO's Spotlight on Volunteering in our Mammal Nursery (video)
Star Tribune Coverage of Gunshot Trumpeter Swan (video)
KSTP Coverage of Juvenile Chimney Swifts Released into 800+ Flock (video)
SUMMER OF 2013 MEDIA COVERAGE
Star Tribune Article on WRC's Record Weekend
Executive Director Phil Jenni on MPR's The Daily Circuit
Spring Babies: When Do They Need Your Help? WCCO
Roseville Review coverage of our record-breaking weekend
OUR FAVORITE RELEASE VIDEOS
River Otters Released 2010
Two young River Otters, after being orphaned and raised at WRC, are released back into the wild. A heart-warming video aired by KARE11.
Florida Loons Admitted to WRC 2010 (KSTP)
Two loons were transferred from Florida rehabbers to the WRC for final release due to the Gulf Coast oil spill. The video of their admit exam is fascinating.
Florida Loons Released 2010
A "SWIFT" RELEASE Summer 2009 (WCCO)
Chimney Swifts are a declining bird species, primarily due to loss of nesting habitat. Read about and watch a video (rightside column of KARE 11 page) on how we raised and released several of the swifts this summer.
Listen to a brief overview of WRC and interview with Phil Jenni aired on KFAI radio, Jan. 2011.
TRUMPETER SWANS: Winter 2008-9 (Multiple Media)
These amazing birds have recuperated thanks to concerted efforts by the Minnesota DNR and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Learn more about their plight this past winter. (KARE 11 article)
Did you hear about the hitchhiking swan? (article)
DOES THAT BABY ANIMAL NEED RESCUING? Spring 2009 (WCCO)
You're out gardening and there it is under your hostas: a nest of baby bunnies. Learn more about WRC's busy spring and how to determine if an animal is orphaned.
THREE YOUNG FOX KITS RELEASED: SPRING 2006 (WCCO)Watch the release!
PELICAN LAKE PELICANS RESCUED: Winter 2006 (KARE11)
Retired vet Kent Brunell rescues more than a dozen pelicans frozen in the ice. Watch the video and read the story. ( Video is 2nd box on right, hit play video)