Helping Wildlife

A Nearly Impossible Rescue

As I was paddling my SUP (standup paddleboard), checking up on wildlife in the San Simeon Cove, I noticed a very young deer on a hidden beach that is almost impossible to climb out of (steep and fragile)…I call it ‘paddler’s beach’ and have had many animals get stuck there or claim it during the…

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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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Spring Reminders – Keeping Wildlife Safe

Every spring, baby animals that have been orphaned or injured because their nests were damaged or removed arrive at Pacific Wildlife Care. Most people are appalled to find they have caused these accidents, especially when the injury to wildlife is so easy to prevent: just procrastinate!  Wait until nesting season is over. It really won’t be…

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Helping CA Wildlife – AB 1031

Immature rabbits

AB 1031 NATIVE CA WILDLIFE REHABILITATION VOLUNTARY TAX CONTRIBUTION FUND AB 1031 was passed by the California legislature and signed by Governor Brown on October 5, 2017. This bill adds a checkbox under Voluntary Tax Contributions on your personal income tax form to designate a tax-deductible amount in excess of their personal tax liability that…

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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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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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