The final volunteer group this spring – University of Delaware!

One of the largest bear habitats in the country is almost finished! Last but certainly not least! The University of Delaware Alternative Break group consisted of 40 students who worked extremely hard. They tried to complete the bear habitat and came very close…but we ran out of time. The completion of the project is finally within our[…]

Ohio State University and University of Kentucky students rock!

To simultaneous Alternative Spring Break groups joined in the massive construction project – the 4-acre bear habitat. They are all such impressive people, giving of themselves to help the animals and working so hard in the heat to help us complete this massive project. Thank you guys for making such amazing progress for the bears![…]

Illinois State University volunteers are hard workers!

Alternative Break Students from Illinois State University are helping the animals for the second time   42 students arrived on Monday to spend 4 days of hard work during their spring break. They are working on the construction of our 4-acre bear habitat and making great progress! This same group was here last year and constructed[…]

4-acre bear habitat is well underway!

Last weekend we regained momentum to complete our acreage black bear habitat. On Saturday we had a wonderful group of 25 hard-working volunteers from Westbrook Services. This is the same group that has helped us with electrical, water lines and so many other areas, their skill set is astounding! They brought tools, heavy equipment (even[…]