Pacific Wildlife Care Names New Executive Director

Christine Johnson

Christine Johnson named as the nonprofit’s inaugural Executive DirectorMorro Bay, CA The Board of Directors of Pacific Wildlife Care (PWC) is pleased to announce the selection of Christine Johnson as its first-ever Executive Director. Johnson will take the lead at the nonprofit organization that is recognized as one of the premier wildlife rehabilitation centers in…

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In Memory of Fiona

Fiona, the Red-shouldered Hawk who has been with Pacific Wildlife Care for more than 12 years died earlier this month. Fiona has lived with PWC volunteer  Kelly Vandenheuvel since she was a baby.  Fiona laid her first eggs in the spring of 2008.  She sat on her infertile eggs diligently for almost two months.  Kelly…

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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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Four Cormorants Released – Against All Odds

Cormorants Released

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

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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Port San Luis – Problem Situation with Fish Cleaning Station

By Emily Miggins Recently, Pacific Wildlife Care and its volunteers have led the creation of a growing coalition of concerned residents and organizations including: Morro Coast Audubon Society, Santa Lucia Chapter of the Sierra Club, SLO Coastkeeper, and Willow Tree Wildlife who are urging The Port San Luis Harbor Commissioners to “clean up their act”…

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Match Doubles Donations to Fund Veterinarian at Pacific Wildlife Care

Morro Bay, CA, October 7, 2013—A matching fund has been established that will double all donations to Pacific Wildlife Care’s “Fund Our Vet” campaign. A full-time on-site veterinarian, Dr. Shannon Riggs, was first hired at Pacific Wildlife Care (PWC) in January, 2013 as Director of Animal Care. Since then, survival rates have improved significantly, from…

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Amazing, Dedicated PWC Volunteers

Pacific Wildlife Care could not do it’s lifesaving work without our legion of volunteers.  PWC currently has over 80 Center Volunteers, 50 Transporters, 20 Phone Volunteers and 50 Home Rehabbers.  Recently, we have several new “Front Desk” and “Bookkeeping” volunteers who now help answer phones, attempt to keep up with data input, check the mail,…

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Holiday Postcards

  With the Holidays rolling around, I know what a lot of you are thinking: What should I do for my holiday card this year? You may also be thinking about what gifts to buy, and whether maybe you should donate to a non-profit organization to spread the love a bit. Well here is a…

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