Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary
 Providing lifelong sanctuary to non-releasable native Montana wildlife and sharing a message of education and conservation

Support YWS at the Annual
Red Lodge Fun Run!

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Fun Run Donation Form

See you there Sept. 2nd!

Check Here for News, Events, and Upcoming Projects

Calendar of Events
  1. Red Lodge Fun Run
    Sept. 2nd
    Red Lodge Fun Run
    Whether you're running or donating the Red Lodge Fun Run is always our largest fundraiser. Show your YWS and Red Lodge support by cheering, running, or donating to your favorite non-profit and your favorite community! Remember that to register you must go through the Red Lodge Community Foundation. Visit their website today to sign up for this great event!
  2. Fright Night
    Oct. 28th
    Fright Night
    Let's keep the fright going! This past years fright night was an awesome hit! With animal encounters, tours, refreshments, and a very spooky dark fog, YWS had an awesome turnout for our very spooky night. Make sure you set your calendars for this event and we will see you in October of 2017 for even more spooky fun!

Check out our Facebook Page!

Our NEW Instagram!

And our newest resident's Gimli and Scarlett!

YWS in the Media

  • May 15th YWS achieved the Bronze GuideStar Nonprofit Profile level. GuideStar is the world’s largest source of information about nonprofit organizations and a leader in advancing transparency in the nonprofit sector. This level demonstrates Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary's deep commitment to nonprofit transparency and accountability.
  • March 18th kicked off Rock Chuck Day at YWS! After the event The Carbon County News featured us on the front page. Margi is quite the superstar!

Upcoming Projects
At YWS we're always pushing forward to pursue our mission at the highest standard. Whether that involves improving facilities, constructing new habitats, or adding animal enrichment items, there's always something going on at the sanctuary. We love keeping everyone updated on our ongoing projects. They wouldn't be possible without your support!

Meeka's New Home

Meeka's new home will be located where the old red fox habitat used to be. Back Alley Metals has constructed a green house inspired frame and we are starting to gather materials for the interior of her new home! 

Sandhill Crane and Vulture Habitat

This year we'll be working on the construction of two all-season enclosures with heated winter shelters for our migratory sandhill cranes and vultures. Fundraising is ongoing for this project and with your support we can build two amazing new habitats!