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The Hospital Challenge: Help Us Continue to Save Wildlife

Nov. 23rd, 2021 | COVID-19

Since COVID-19 struck in early 2020, Lindsay Wildlife Rehabilitation Hospital has continued its work and treated over 6,000 injured animals. We love them all, but every now and then, we get a very special patient. In late October, a caring rescuer brought a Peregrine Falcon to our hospital.  It turns out the falcon is Grinnell, who is a bit of…

Lindsay Wildlife Experience Will Be Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25

Nov. 20th, 2021 | Special Events

Lindsay Wildlife Experience will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 25 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Our wildlife rehabilitation hospital will also be closed on Nov. 25. If you find sick, injured or orphaned native California wildlife, please call our partners at Veterinary Emergency Group in San Ramon at (925) 718-7771 before bringing a patient. Animals dropped off at VEG’s…

Get 20% Off: Winter Solstice Day Camp Starts Dec. 21

Nov. 19th, 2021 | Education Programs

Immerse your nature lover in the wonderful world of wildlife this winter break! Designed for 3rd to 5th graders, our Winter Solstice day camp includes both indoor and outdoor experiences. We’ll learn about the animal ambassadors that are hibernating at the museum, and get up close to those who are awake while learning how their wild relatives deal with the…

Join Us for Slothmas on Dec. 18

Nov. 20th, 2021 | Special Events

Live. Wild. Animal Exhibitions are back just in time for the holidays! Join us and our partners Safari Encounters on Saturday, Dec. 18 as we celebrate the season with sloths! Come learn all about these mellow rainforest natives. This popular and unique holiday experience is fun for all ages. But hurry — tickets sell out fast! Choose from two different event…

Special Holiday Hours and Free Outdoor Programs

Nov. 18th, 2021 | Special Events

Lindsay Wildlife Experience is celebrating the holidays with special Exhibit Hall hours and free outdoor programs. Spend Extra Time With Wildlife To help make vacations even more fun, we’re extending our open days and hours during the school holidays. Our Exhibit Hall will be open the Tuesday before the New Year’s holiday. We’re also open an hour early at 10…

Help Wildlife Have a Safe Nesting Season

Nov. 17th, 2021 | General

Would you like to help wildlife have a safe nesting season? Now is the time to trim your trees before baby animal season starts.  With the last of the baby animals having arrived in early fall, the safest time to prune trees and other vegetation is between October and December. Trimming now instead of the spring and summer will help…

Living with Coyotes

Nov. 5th, 2021 | General

With their multicolored fur, slight builds and elusive nature, coyotes are experts at blending into the East Bay’s golden hills. Preferring to hunt in the early morning or at night, these nocturnal animals used to be a rare sight in suburban areas. Prolonged drought and wildfires are now forcing these timid yet naturally curious creatures into urban territory where they must…

Exhibit Hall Is Closed Today from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Oct. 29th, 2021 | Special Events

Exhibit Hall is closed from 11 a.m. -2 p.m. today, Friday, Oct. 29 as we prepare for our Howl-ooo-ween event from 2-7 p.m. today. Regular business hours will resume tomorrow, Saturday, Oct. 30.    

Minis at Lindsay: Join Us for Feasting Friends Workshops

Oct. 28th, 2021 | Education Programs

What do California’s wild animals eat? Find out in our Feasting Friends workshops designed for junior wildlife explorers ages 3 to 5 years old and a caregiver. From herbivores to carnivores and everything in between, learn with us as we explore the eating habits of  wild animals in California. Our animal ambassadors are ready to show you and your little…

Announcing After Hours Care Partnership With Veterinary Emergency Group

Oct. 25th, 2021 | General

Lindsay Wildlife Experience is excited to announce a new partnership with the Veterinary Emergency Group in San Ramon, which will provide after hours care for sick, injured and orphaned wildlife.  Through this collaboration, Veterinary Emergency Group (VEG) will provide emergency veterinary care to wildlife until it can be transported to the Lindsay Wildlife Rehabilitation Hospital in Walnut Creek.  VEG will…