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Injured Wildlife to Get a Fancy New Ride

Wildcare Eastern Sierra director Cindy Kamler and staff members Danielle Manriquez and Leith Felgar show off their latest “admission,” an F-250, 2012, special truck generously donated by Inyo County to our local wildlife rehab facility. This specialized vehicle originally served Inyo County Animal Services in their tasks of rescuing domestic animals that are lost, abandoned, […]

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Respect the Nest: Be Aware While Pruning, Trimming and Mowing

It’s almost springtime in the Eastern Sierra.  As you read this, birds, squirrels and other animals are nesting and preparing for their newborn and newly-hatched babies in your trees, shrubs and hedges. Every spring and summer, hundreds of baby animals are injured and orphaned, many of them victims of tree-trimming and pruning accidents. Sometimes we […]

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Wildlife Rehabilitation: Drought, Smoke, Migration, Starvation

The fall equinox has brought two Great Horned Owls, a Red-shouldered Hawk, a Northern Saw-whet Owl, young raccoons, two Common Loons, a White Pelican, Common Ravens, two Mallards, an Eared Grebe and more to Wildcare Eastern Sierra. These patients have been keeping Wildcare staff and volunteers masked and keeping busy. They struggle to breathe the […]

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The Crag's Campground Cooper's Hawk soon after arrival at Wildcare's hospital.

Wildcare Eastern Sierra Appreciation

IN APPRECIATION UPDATED 11/13/19******* In addition to all those who sponsored THE 14th Annual Wild Spirits, they would like to express their appreciation to those local businesses and organizations who donated to the Silent Auction. Articles and gift certificates came  from the following: Aerohead Cycles, Amigo’s Mexican Restaurant, Anne Marie’s Home Boutique, Anthony’s Pool Service, […]

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The Crag's Campground Cooper's Hawk soon after arrival at Wildcare's hospital.

Wildcare Eastern Sierra – always caring for birds

Press release from Wildcare Eastern Sierra Wildcare Eastern Sierra has admitted several young Cooper’s Hawks these past few weeks. Cooper’s Hawks are birds of prey, members of the Accipter family; they primarily hunt other birds. Usually the last raptor species to breed each season, this year parents were exceptionally late in hatching out their young. […]

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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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WCES volunteer orientation set for Sunday

Press release WILDCARE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: WHAT THEY DO AND HOW THEY DO IT Wildcare Eastern Sierra will hold their annual free Volunteer Orientation on Sunday, March 25, 1-3 PM. Wildcare depends on volunteers for help in caring for injured, orphaned and ill wild birds, mammals and reptiles. Every year, people of all ages give of […]

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One in a million chance: Belted Kingfisher survives

Press release In the cold light of an early winter morning, Lauren left her car at the closure on (168) and hiked in to the turnoff for North Lake. She was soon jogging the narrow path southward along Bishop Creek. Leafless shrubs and driftwood crowded the creek’s banks. Something moving amid the debris caught her […]

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