A Message from Jeri Roberts

September 29, 2016

It’s with great sadness that I tell you Jack, our Educational Merlin Falcon, passed away recently. I feel especially blessed to have lived with and cared for him the past 11 years.  We made many public appearances together during that time. He taught and thrilled so many children and adults over his years as an ambassador. Jack was…

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Pip, American Kestrel

Meet Pip, Newest Wildlife Ambassador

September 27, 2016

Pip’s story: AMERICAN KESTREL Falco sparverius Pip is an American Kestrel brought to PWC in May, 2016 as an injured fledgling. His tail feathers were still partly sheathed indicative of a young bird. A cat had carried him indoors and he had multiple puncture wounds consistent with being cat-caught. He also had a dislocation in…

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Don’t Try This at Home: The Saga of CORA 16-1623

September 9, 2016

Common Raven 16-1623, admitted to the clinic on June 22, made himself at home on a table in the Intake Room, appearing completely comfortable in what should have been an alien environment, with four humans observing him. He ate out of bowls, took food from humans’ hands, and displayed curiosity about, well, everything. He tore…

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Cormorants Released

Four Cormorants Released – Against All Odds

August 28, 2016

Thursday, August 25th – Four juvenile Cormorants were released today in-spite of the fact that they were severely emaciated and infested with intestinal parasites when first admitted to the Clinic. Two of them had no detectable blood proteins. This makes their recovery even more remarkable, as recovering from such a degree of debilitation is quite…

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Local girl raises money for Pacific Wildlife Care

August 14, 2016

By Selena Alvarado (KSBY) An Arroyo Grande teen hosts a community birthday party to raise awareness for Pacific Wildlife Care. McKaila Lewis invites her friends, family, and the community to her birthday party every year, but in lieu of gifts, she asks for a donation to Pacific Wildlife Care. She has been holding this event…

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PWC Voted Favorite Charity!

August 5, 2016

We won a $1,000 prize in the Favorite Charity environmental category! Two Board members, Kim Perez and Meg Crockett were there to accept the award from KSBY and PG&E. Thanks to both companies and everyone who voted for us daily!  

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