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Young Red-Shouldered Hawk Released Back into the Wild

All of us can use a “feel-good” story, especially these days, so here’s one: Three weeks ago, Laura and Greg Smith of Bishop found a very young, emaciated, and almost dead, red-shouldered hawk while walking along the bike path behind Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. The undeveloped area is popular with bicyclists, hikers, […]

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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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 Four hungry young Ravens calling for their parents.

Photos courtesy of ESWC

Living with wildlife advice from ESWC

Press release “Ravens raised babies in that nest last year,” reported a Highlands Mobile Home Community resident in a recent call to Eastern Sierra Wildlife Care. “Our tree needs to come down but we’re afraid there are eggs or babies in the nest. It’s too high to see into.” Concerned for the birds, and aware […]

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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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