Wildlife Rehabilitation & Release

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Who We Are

Wildlife Rehabilitation & Release

Wildlife Rehabilitation & Release

Working to save injured and orphaned wildlife from six counties of the California foothills and the valley below. For over 25 years, we have provided highly trained rehabilitators dedicated to serving all wildlife in our Cities, Riparian Communities, Oak Woodlands, Ponderosa Pine Forests and Open Grasslands.

Important Notices

Annual Volunteer Recruitment Meeting
03/14/2014
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Go to smile.amazon.com and create an account by typing in Wildlife Rehabilitation & Release Association in Penn Valley as the charity of your choice. Then, every time you shop on Amazon, remember to log onto smile.amazon.com. When you do, Amazon will donate a percentage of your purchases to WR&R! Every penny helps and you can make a huge difference in helping wildlife!

SPD Markets will now contribute 3% of your total purchases to Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release!

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The next time you visit either SPD location, ask them for their Community Card and register the card designating Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release as the preferred recipient of your contributions.

In 2014, we assisted:

  • 637 song birds, including blackbirds, bluebirds, chickadees, doves, finches, hummingbirds, jays, crows, ravens, mockingbirds, orioles, sparrows, woodpeckers, robins, swallows, Northern flickers, warblers, wrens and more.
  • 191 raptors, including eagles, red-tailed hawks, red-shouldered hawks, Cooper’s hawks, sharp-shinned hawks, Swainson’s hawks, white-tailed kites, Northern harriers, Goshawk, American kestrels, Western screech owls, pygmy owls, great-horned owls, barn owls, burrowing owls, spotted owls and turkey vultures.
  • 234 small mammals, including squirrels (ground, tree and flying), raccoons, foxes, jack rabbits, cottontail rabbits, brush rabbits, coyotes, striped skunks, opossums, field mice, woodrats, and gophers.
  • 41 water and ground birds, including black-crowned night herons, great blue herons, green herons, snowy egrets, ducks, California quail, turkeys, Canada geese, eared grebes, killdeer, kingfisher, pheasant and more.
  • 104 bats
  • Total Number of Animals Treated in 2014: 1,207 – 668 of which were released back into the wild, kept for additional rehabilitation, or transferred to other wildlife care organizations

Getting Involved

If you are interested in joining our rehab team or would like to become a supporting member, please check out our Support Us page. All members will receive a newsletter. Some of our members donate monetarily; others prefer to donate household items. Please take a look at our wish list to help us give our animal friends a second chance at life.

About Our Organization

Wildlife Rehabilitation & Release is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the care and rehabilitation of injured and orphaned wildlife. Each year our team successfully releases over 100 different species of native wildlife, including mammals, songbirds, raptors, waterfowl, reptiles and amphibians. As a non-profit, we are completely funded by our volunteers and by generous individuals such as yourself. If you would like to contribute to our cause, we thank you whole-heartedly. The wildlife thanks you as well.

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