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Posts by Meg Crockett

Senator Monning Names Pacific Wildlife Care as 17th Senate District Non-Profit of the Year

SENATOR MONNING HONORS PACIFIC WILDLIFE CARE June 06, 2018 (SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today, Pacific Wildlife Care was honored as the 17th Senate District Nonprofit of the Year by Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel).  Pacific Wildlife Care is the only licensed rehabilitation center in San Luis Obispo County that cares for injured birds, mammals, and reptiles. “Pacific…

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Young Filmmakers: A Contest Just For You

Text from the winning film in 2018

In March an 11-year-old from Oregon Won the First Annual Youth Film Competition ‘The Wild World We Love’ Sponsored by Pacific Wildlife Care PWC is partnering again with the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival to sponsor another wildlife film contest in 2019, calling for an original short, or animated film, as part of the Film…

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The Cat That Changed America – From The Mustang Daily

The Outside the Oalm Theater at the showing of The Cat that Changed America

“The Cat That Changed America” brings awareness of human and wildlife interaction to San Luis Obispo by Emma Kumagawa (An article from Cal Poly’s Mustang Daily) In 2012, Los Angeles’ Griffith Park received a visit from an unexpected guest: a mountain lion. As P22’s story began to circulate, people began to learn about his journey…

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Merriam Chipmunks Released in Tahoe

Merriam Chipmunks

I first heard the chipmunk story from a friend, Fred Friedman. His wife Rochelle’s daughter, Deven Day, had recently moved to San Luis County from the Reno / Mount Rose area. One of the possessions she moved was a dresser. For two weeks, it sat where she had moved it, until she decided to put…

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Wild in the Plaza – you should come!

Young Artist Featured at Wild in the Plaza Event Celebrating 30 years, Pacific Wildlife Care is presenting a free family event on May 13, 2017 from noon – 4pm in Mission Plaza, featuring artistic wildlife creations of local high school artist Kaya G, and sponsored by Joan Gellert-Sargen. Kaya’s magical owl was adopted as the…

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What If There Were an Oil Spill Here?

Andrea Muenter at a Spill Drill

Most residents of San Luis Obispo County have no idea what would happen if there was an oil spill nearby either on the ocean off our county, or inland. The Refugio Oil Spill was a pipe disaster, which just happened to be close to the ocean. We have no oil pipes running through San Luis…

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Pacific Wildlife Care—911 animal rescue and rehabilitation

pacific wildlife care staff photo

Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer by Tom Wilmer, March 27, 2017 aired on KCBX radio Meg Crockett and Kathleen Dillon, board members of Pacific Wildlife Care based in Morro Bay, share insights about the organization’s mission and events surrounding the May 2017 30th anniversary celebration scheduled for May 13th in Mission Plaza San Luis…

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Proclamation: Pacific Wildlife Care recognized for 30 Years of Non-Profit Service to Wildlife

Photo at Board of Suoervisors

The following proclamation was read and approved by the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors on March 7, 2017: (RESOLUTION RECOGNIZES AND THANKS PACIFIC WILDLIFE CARE FOR 30 YEARS OF WILDLIFE RESCUE AND REHABILITATION AND COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH). WHEREAS, Pacific Wildlife Care is the only wildlife rehabilitation organization in San Luis Obispo County, an…

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Pruning Time is Here Again

Trees needing trimming

If your trees and bushes will need pruning this year, now is the time to do that pruning, in between storms! Oh, but you want to wait until spring, don’t you? It will be warmer weather, and birds will be out singing and building their nests. Yes, that is exactly why it wouldn’t be a…

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to all our Supporters, Members, and Volunteers (who are often one and the same)! We are delighted to be able to announce that with your help, our $75,000 Matching Funds Campaign was a success! Thank you so much! This means that in 2017 we will continue the important work we do in…

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