Caring for sick, injured and orphaned native Utah wildlife and restoring them to health and returning them to the wild is the primary goal of Martin & Susan Tyner, but for those that cannot be released due to disabilities, they have a new Nature Center that will provide them with a permanent home in a natural setting.
After being struck by a car and receiving a serious concussion earlier in December, this barn owl was rescued and brought to the Southwest Wildlife Foundation for rehabilitation. With his health, strength and sassy attitude restored he was released by wildlife rehabilitator Martin Tyner into the sunset on New Years Eve 2011.
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
In March of 2011 Southwest Wildlife Foundation Rehabilitated a Bald Eagle and released it in Honor of our service men & women. Especially the Utah National Guard, Unit 222, "Triple Deuce" also on hand a Native American spiritual leader who performed a blessing and prayer before the release.
Travis is a Navajo and is recognized as a historian by the local Piute Indian tribe.