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If you were to consider the foundation as a warm blooded animal;  the staff and volunteers are the limbs. They are doing the work. The donors are the spine and bone. They are the structure and strength. The board of directors are then the brain and eyes. It is their job to stay focused and think about what is next. Are you ready to take a stand and help the local wildlife? Are you willing to dedicate a few hours each month to conserve what you love?  Make it a promise to yourself & the community to present the present as a present for future generations.  We at AHWF have!        

            WHO IS A.H.W.F.?

American Heritage Wildlife Foundation works towards the preservation of all wildlife through rehabilitation and community education.

A.H.W.F. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and an Idaho State nonprofit incorporation. We have wildlife rehabilitation permits from the Department of the Interior U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Migratory Bird Department and the State of Idaho Fish and Game Department. We work closely with nearby recognized Raptor & Ungulate specialists. Our lead animal care volunteer (and co-founder) is a member of the National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association, and a former member of the American Association of  Zookeepers. Additionally has completed extensive course study in various aspects of wildlife as well as experience from five animal facilities across the nation. 

      WHAT IS A.H.W.F. ABOUT?

local wildlife, education & community heritage of hunting, fishing, hiking, camping & outdoors recreation.

     WHERE IS A.H.W.F. LOCATED?

Some of the locals say it’s “God’s Country”. We are leasing one certified wildlife habitat acre (with option to buy surroundings). Located on scenic Highway 200, a few minutes from Montana & <2 hrs. from either Washington State or British Columbia Canada.   

      WHEN DID A.H.W.F. BEGIN?

Two zoo keepers sat down one day to discuss their future plans, both wanted to work with native wildlife (aka our native neighbors). In 2001, the process of creating the first non-profit group in the Panhandle of North Idaho with the mission to preserve the wildlife and offer community education began. That mission continues today.

          WHY DOES A.H.W.F. DO IT?

It is not purely altruistic motives for the sake of the wildlife; we want to build the first Inland Pacific Northwest Nature Center. Nature Centers provide jobs, boost economies, offer educational and entertaining experiences & internships.   

HOW DOES A.H.W.F. DO IT?

 Only with help of our community! We do not receive local, state or national government funds. Our financial support comes from contributions from local citizens (both financial and in-kind). We also pursue funding by writing grant proposals. We operate because of dedicated volunteers – close to 2,000  hours annually.

Pledges accepted!

In the end, we will conserve only what we love; we will love only what we understand. We will understand only what we are taught." - B.Dioum

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 Remember were all  Gods creatures at www.lutheransonline.com

Working to keep the NorthWest wild!

Find out how to get rid of bats in the attic & deer in the garden (& more).  Click ‘Native Species’ above   


ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION:

www.wildliferehabilitators.org

For information about what to do about raccoons in your attic, visit
the
http://www.raccoonatticguide.com/ raccoon attic guide.
For information about what to do about squirrels in your attic, visit
the
http://www.squirrel-attic.com/ squirrel attic guide.

& www.nwrawildlife.org 

59895 HWY 200

CLARK FORK IDAHO

83811

208.266.1488

ahwf@sandpoint.net    or

localwildlife@gmail.com

Awaiting listing: www.wildliferehabinfo.org &

OUR PATIENTS DON’T HAVE POCKETS … PLEASE MAKE A PLEDGE TO CONTRIBUTE. 

THANK YOU ON BEHALF OF ALL THE FURRY AND FEATHERED FRIENDS (our native neighbors).

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 “NATURE IS NOT A MUSEUM, 
IT IS AN ORGANIC SYSTEM, 
AND THE REMOVAL OF ANY LINK 
IN IT’S UNFATHOMABLE CHAIN 
WEAKENS THE WHOLE 
AND IMPOVERISHES US ALL 
IN WAYS WE CANNOT KNOW.”  
- unknown

Paul Felter

Limited Edition

and Copyrighted

Wildlife Photographs

now available

at AHWF & occasionally on  sandpointyardsale/facebook.

 

Yellowstone Faces — swan, marmot, bison

Smoking Bison & Bison in the snow

Elk in the river & Bull Elk

Lord, let it stop snowing — Deer

Water Landing Swan— series of 3 motion shots

Great Horned Owl — up close & personal 

Mandarin Duck — from Alaska    

Additional images of wildlife rehabilitated by AHWF available. (All are hi-res & can be enlarged without loss of quality.)

“A wise old owl sat on an oak, the more he sat the less he spoke; the less he spoke the more he heard, why aren't we like that wise old bird?” - E.H. Richards

Do you want to help make a world of difference, but not cost you a cent? Set Welzoo.com as your homepage. Each day that you use the Internet, a donation will automatically be raised for AHWF. We know you're busy, but would you test it out for us?  Registration only takes a minute - we promise!  Just follow the link:  http://www.welzoo.com/refer/pYkLRj8

Text Box: Our friends at www.bearrehab.org have been helping bears for over 20 years! Idaho bears are in peril - please  review the Idaho Black Bear Rehab website. They have offered to assist us with our goal of gaining the large game permit. Help them continue to save America’s bears!   
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You can still help local wildlife even if you are scraping the bottom of the cash barrel!

 

Talking is FREE - volunteer at our awareness booths, spread the word through your social media,& talk with friends. We have many other options listed on pages 2 & 3:  including the yokes market program, several online shopping bars, ink & gadget recycling,     Give us a call—let’s talk!      

Text Box: AHWF is pleased to offer our community a variety of Educational Demonstrations. One of our volunteers will be happy to arrive at your school or group meeting and provide a fact filled power point presentation on your choice of 15 wilderness topics relevant to the Pacific Inland Northwest. One of which includes AHWF & our vision.  Call to schedule  
Habitat—details of the 7 components required.                              
Native Neighbors— how to cohabitate or move along 
Nocturnal Sounds— find out who lives in the dark
Winged Predators—birds of prey, owls, and others 
Migratory Birds—identify those that fly away
Non-migratory Birds—identify which are residents
Water Birds—identity those that live on/near water  
Predators—the carnivores or  Prey—mammal species 
Indicator Species—scales, skin & slime (reptiles, amphibians, fish, & a few common invertebrates)    
Flora and Fauna—a match made in heaven 
Wild Babies—to rescue or not to rescue
Conservation—steps that can be taken 
Invertebrates—the insect world aka ‘what bugs you?’

This NPO is our friend and have helped us, they are dedicated to helping these specialized feathered neighbors.

Illustrated Storybooks for Children are available on this site. These books have been written for and all proceeds benefit AHWF.  Logger’s Story, Logger Returns, Logger makes new Friends, Fun time with Logger and Adventures of a Wildlife Special Agent will entertain and inspire. These stories are rated for 3rd - 5th grade. Parents will appreciate them as a bedtime story for those not at that age. Younger readers will enjoy the color illustrations. Older readers will find the activity book and the choose your own adventure story challenging. Details can be found on this site or through our self-publishing site lulu.com or contacting us directly. Thank You!     

Storybooks Storybooks! Text Box: iGIVE is a fast and easy way for our supporters to help American Heritage Wildlife Foundation just by shopping at 1,400+ stores, like Amazon and Office Depot.

RAZOO is a great crowdfunding site. You get to choose how much and into which category you want to donate. American Heritage Wildlife Foundation has  2 pages: general operating contributions & the Wildlife Center.  

Text Box: Café Press.com/ahwf 
your direct link to great AHWF merchandise!  From teddy bears to coffee mugs.

Did you know that when you buy groceries to feed yourself you can be feeding the local wildlife too? Up to 5% of your monthly grocery purchases will be contributed to AHWF, thanks to these two great local markets!

Give a gift to yourself & AHWF!

ILLUSTRATED AHWF CHILDREN’S BOOKS AND ADVENTURE BOOKS AND ACTIVITY BOOKS AND MAGAZINES. 

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