Wildlife Conservation Center - Massillon, Ohio
Type: New Construction
Size: 9,400 sq. ft.
Services: Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing
Located in the heart of Stark County, the Wildlife Conservation Center is an animal rehabilitation and educational facility. The 9,260 square-foot building is a multi-use space for animals, employees and visitors. The building was designed to be in harmony with its natural surroundings, keeping water conservation and sanitation features in mind. It includes office space, a lobby, an ICU, animal recovery areas, classrooms, assembly areas and animal quarantine space. The public restrooms were designed with battery operated low flow hands-free fixtures. A centralized domestic water system was designed to serve exam rooms throughout the facility with backflow prevention at all equipment. Trench drain systems with hose stations were designed for ease of housekeeping in animal recovery rooms. Specially designed swim therapy tubs provide tempered water with whirlpool fittings and in-floor drain assembly for waterfowl/songbird therapy. Nourishment to the animals is provided with a food prep area that included a 3-pot sink and dishwashing equipment. Clean linens are made available with on-site laundry having hook-up boxes plumbed for clothes washer and gas fired dryer.