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Award Winning Wildlife Center – 501(c)3

For over 35 years, Hawk Creek has served the Western New York community and beyond. Our educational reach is nationwide and our award-winning conservation efforts are recognized globally. We thrive to give thousands of animals a second chance, care for over 100 permanent residents, and reach audiences in the thousands per year with our exciting educational programming. Hawk Creek has also been featured on PBS and named a “Blue Planet Hero” by National Geographic. Our animal ambassadors and naturalists have been featured on Rachael Ray and NBC Today.


Inspirational Experiences for Schools and Libraries, Day Care and Assisted Living Centers, Corporate Events, Community Festivals, Private Parties and Weddings.

Our naturalists regularly appear at conventions and large public gatherings including Princess Cruise lines, The Central Park Conservancy, and the World Science Festival.


Experience the Wild


Join our Hawk Creek Family.  There are many exciting ways to get involved and help wildlife. Follow your passion and grow your skills, while making new friends and life-long memories.

Conservation Initiatives

Their Future is in Our Hands

Conserving wildlife and our environment is vital and a driving mission of Hawk Creek. Our efforts are as complex as they are important. Conversation is a puzzle made up of many pieces that need to correctly interlock for us to see the big picture. Hawk Creek is continually fitting these pieces together in various ways. Public awareness, education, captive breeding, rehabilitation, and reintroduction to the wild have proven to be our contribution to the survival of species locally and worldwide.