From a media release:
The highly-anticipated 10th season ofÂ Hope for WildlifeÂ (10Ã—60â€™) offers Canadians the perfect indoor distraction during self-isolation, with heart-warming stories, tears and plenty of happy endings.Â Cottage Lifeâ€™s fan-favourite program follows nature advocateÂ Hope SwinimerÂ and her team as they rescue animals at her Halifax-based wildlife refuge and release them back into the wild. The world broadcast premiere ofÂ Hope For WildlifeÂ airsÂ Friday, April 24Â atÂ 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PTÂ onÂ Cottage Life, during the channelâ€™s nationwide free preview event running until May 3 across 10 million Canadian households.
When wildlife collides with the human world, Hope and her team spring into action to restore the natural order. In this brand new season, there are more animals than ever â€“ seals, beavers, foxes, fawns, eagles and owls. Hope battles government red tape to save a black bear and a Category 2 hurricane slams straight into Hope For Wildlife, putting hundreds of wild lives in danger.
The first two episodes include:
Episode 1 – Frozen Hope
April 24Â atÂ 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT
The rehab is flooded with orphaned seals and surrounded by solid ice following a brutal bone-chilling winter, providing an additional challenge to the team. Then, a Mountie saves a beaver, with Hope’s help, in what could be the most Canadian wildlife rescue ever.Â
Episode 2 – Lila The Bear
May 1Â atÂ 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT
When an orphaned black bear cub needs help, Hope puts everything on the line to save it and two bobcats are ready for release, but they donâ€™t leave easily.
Hope For WildlifeÂ is a Cottage Life original series, produced by Arcadia Entertainment. Overseeing the series for Cottage Life is Sam Linton, Head of Original Content for Blue Ant Media. Blue Ant International oversees international licensing forÂ Hope For Wildlife.