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Extended Wildlife Hospital Hours Start May 22

May. 22nd, 2022 |

The Lindsay Wildlife Rehabilitation Hospital is now open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through early September. These extended hours help us accommodate the seasonal influx of baby animals at our hospital. Please call our hospital hotline at (925) 659-8156 or send us an email for information and advice before you bring us an […]

Help Curb Potential Transmission of Avian Influenza

May. 7th, 2022 | , ,

MAY 7, 2022 —Due to the ongoing spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in wild birds and domestic poultry in the United States, Lindsay Wildlife Experience is asking the public to take precautionary steps to help curb potential transmission among local wildlife and domestic flocks. The Eurasian H5 HPAI strain was confirmed in a […]

The Go Wild with Lindsay Campaign

Apr. 22nd, 2022 | ,

With our community’s loving support during 2021, Lindsay Wildlife Experience was able to stay strong and continue our mission of connecting people with wildlife to inspire responsibility and respect for the world we share. Thank you for demonstrating abundant love for Lindsay and the wildlife we cherish through the Reimagine Campaign. Because of your breathtaking […]

Become an Outstanding Wildlife Leader

Apr. 15th, 2022 | ,

Applications are now being accepted for Lindsay Wildlife Experience’s Outstanding Wildlife Leader (OWL) Program. The OWLs program is a one year long, service-based education experience designed for teens ages 13-17. OWLs are an essential part of the Lindsay Wildlife Education team and participants will have the opportunity to explore the world of environmental education, learn […]

Updated COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidelines

Mar. 14th, 2022 |

In response to updated mask and COVID-19 proof of vaccination guidelines in Contra Costa County, Lindsay Wildlife Experience does not require visitors to wear masks or show proof of vaccination when entering our facilities. However, because the health and safety of our visitors, staff, volunteers, animal ambassadors and wildlife patients comes first, we encourage all […]

Homecare Volunteers Wanted

Feb. 21st, 2022 | ,

Each year, our wildlife rehabilitation hospital treats over 5,000 sick, injured and orphaned animals.  A critical part of this care happens in the homes of our volunteers. After patients are treated in our hospital, homecare volunteers donate their time caring for these animals in their homes until they are ready to return to the wild. […]

Help Lindsay Wildlife Protect Baby Squirrels this Season

Jan. 18th, 2022 | ,

Although non-native to California, the Eastern fox squirrel is common in this area. These resourceful tree squirrels are active during the day, and are attracted to urban areas where nuts, fruit and bird feeders are plentiful. They nest from February to May and July to September and may use holes in trees, attics or other […]

Help Wildlife Have a Safe Nesting Season

Nov. 17th, 2021 |

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 […]

Living with Coyotes

Nov. 5th, 2021 |

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 […]

Announcing After Hours Care Partnership With Veterinary Emergency Group

Oct. 25th, 2021 |

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 […]