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These young pups’ mother was killed by a car. They wandered from their den, were rescued, and cared for until ready for release.

‘Wild Spirits’ fundraiser will help wildlife

Press release WILDCARE’S “WILD SPIRITS” FUNDRAISER TO BE HELD AT FAIRGROUND Wildcare Eastern Sierra’s 13th annual fundraiser, “Wild Spirits,” will be at a new location‑‑the Tri-County Fairgrounds Heritage Arts Building (formerly the Home Economics Building)‑‑eritage Arts Buildingon Sunday, October 21st, from 6:00-8:00 pm. Come to the party, be a sponsor, donate an auction item‑‑or all […]

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ESWC: Helping and caring for 20 years

Press release EASTERN SIERRA’S WILDLIFE REHAB CENTER GOING WILD!! For Eastern Sierra Wildlife Care, the year 2017 marks 20 years of caring for orphaned, injured and ill native wild birds and mammals. The local volunteer-driven non-profit had its beginning when ten-year rehab veteran Cindy Kamler moved into a space at Keough’s Hot Springs in 1995. […]

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Young bobcat: This perhaps was a sign

Press release Eastern Sierra Wildlife Care’s veteran rescue volunteer, Kevin Calder, responded to a call last Sunday morning from a local resident. Miranda Serene was concerned for a young Bobcat she spotted high atop a Round Valley freeway sign. Kevin’s goal was to ascertain if the animal was injured and needed help. Bobcats hunt mostly […]

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ESWC helps again; volunteer orientation this Sunday

Press release Recently, an injured adult Bald Eagle was rescued and given care by Eastern Sierra Wildlife Care. ESWC volunteers played a part in this bird’s story. Close to 450 animals per year pass through our doors at the Center. While trained staff provides critical animal care, volunteers provide help in just about every case. […]

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ESWC: Turkey vulture flies free in the nick of time

Press release ESWC Mono volunteers Trina Jennison and Mike Aguirre rescued a juvenile Turkey Vulture not far from the large vulture nighttime roost in Sunnyslopes on September 27th. He reportedly couldn’t fly but led the rescuers quite a chase on foot. Finally, Mike was forced to jump into the stream to capture the young scavenger. […]

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CHP: Caring Heron Patrolman helps save bird

Press release CHP Officer Adam Otten slowed when he spotted the tall, long-legged Great Blue Heron standing in the median of Highway 395 just south of Aberdeen Station Road. He stationed his vehicle, with lights flashing, to alert and stop traffic. On foot, he moved behind the large wading bird and slowly herded it across […]

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Orphaned cottontail rabbit with foster mom.

Eastern Sierra Wildlife Care to host volunteer orientation

Press release Eastern Sierra Wildlife Care, our community’s wildlife rehabilitation facility, needs volunteers. Volunteers play an important role in rehabilitating orphaned and injured wildlife and educating our community about local wildlife. Learn all about volunteer opportunities by attending our free Volunteer Orientation on Sunday, March 20, from 1-3 PM at the Imagination Lab, 621 W. Line, […]

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Male Golden Eagle who was reunited with his mate after recovery.
Photo by Peggy Hankings

‘Wild Spirits’ fundraiser for Eastern Sierra Wildlife Care

Press release Mark your calendar for Eastern Sierra Wildlife Care’s Tenth Annual Wild Spirits fundraising event on Sunday, October 25th from 6-8 PM at Mountain Light Gallery. Join ESWC—the people who rescue, rehab and release injured wildlife—in celebrating over a decade of giving wildlife a second chance. You can also be a Wild Spirits sponsor […]

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Another busy summer for Eastern Sierra Wildlife Care

Eastern Sierra Wildlife Care press release FALL AT ESWC: BABIES LEAVING HOME AND WILD SPIRITS ON THE WING As days grow short, the last birds and mammals of the busy “baby season” are leaving the shelter of Eastern Sierra Wildlife Care and facing the demands of freedom. A late Barn Swallow youngster took wing today […]

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