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If you come across a downed or injured bird or animal or a bird or animal that appears to need help please contact any of the following:

    In Hancock contact the police department at 482-3102

    In Houghton contact the police department at 482-2121

    From anywhere in the Copper Country you can contact one of the volunteers at UP Wildlife


       Lynn 906-370-1043 (for fawns)

       Jen at 906-369-2027 (for small mammals)

       Beth at 906-370-3825 (For raptors, pigeons, and injured adult birds) *texting is best due to cell service

       Michelle 216-577-2989 (birds)

UP Wildlife Rehabilitation is a group of home-based, volunteer-only, wildlife rehabilitators that covers Houghton, Keweenaw, Baraga and Ontonagon counties in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Our goal is to rehabilitate injured and orphaned wildlife and return them to the wild whenever possible. Please never hesitate to call if you find an injured or orphaned animal. Leave a detailed message and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

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For general questions you can contact any of the following:

    Phil Quenzi: 906-482-7476

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