Hospital Stories

Bobcat hit by car, recovering at Lindsay Wildlife Rehabilitation Hospital

Aug. 31st, 2017 | , , , ,

A young male bobcat is recovering at Lindsay Wildlife Rehabilitation Hospital after being hit by a car on Aug. 29. The California Highway Patrol found the bobcat after being alerted by drivers near Cummings Skyway in Crockett, just off Highway 4. Contra Costa County Animal Services picked up the injured cat  and brought him to […]

Reunited And It Feels So Good!

Mar. 9th, 2017 |

A great horned owl nestling was brought into Lindsay’s hospital on March 25 after it was found on the grounds of a local golf course. Staff determined that the owl was too young to be out of the nest and during their exam found that the bird had been fed a poisoned rat or mouse […]


Dec. 1st, 2015 | , , ,

Come shop at Lindsay Wildlife Experience Gift Shop for the holidays! All members will receive a 20 percent discount on store items and the general public receives 10 percent off. So come buy books, jewelry, stuffed animals and, of course, LINDSAY GOODIES for great deal. The sale begins Saturday Dec. 5 at 10 a.m. and […]

Celebrate with Lindsay Oct. 11 at Free Open House and Festival!

Aug. 31st, 2015 | , , , ,

Fall into The Wild: Sunday October 11, 2015 at Lindsay Wildlife’s 60th Birthday Bash and festival! What started as local businessman Alexander “Sandy” Lindsay teaching neighborhood children about local animals has grown into one of Walnut Creek’s oldest and longest running community organizations. We’ve been exhibiting animal-like behavior for 60 years! So join us for […]

Lindsay Wildlife Experience Receives Unprecedented Gift

Aug. 21st, 2015 | , , , , , ,

WALNUT CREEK—Lindsay Wildlife Experience has received a $2.6 million gift from the late Stephen S. Ball—the largest single gift ever made to the 60-year-old wildlife rehabilitation institution. Mr. Ball grew up in Alamo, lived in St. Helena, and worked in his family’s general engineering business, Gordon N. Ball, Inc. Stephen Ball, who died in April […]

Bay Area’s Premier Wildlife Center Featured in The New York Times Magazine

Aug. 14th, 2015 | , , , , ,

WALNUT CREEK– Lindsay Wildlife Experience is featured in the Aug. 16 The New York Times Magazine and recognized as operating “America’s oldest wildlife rehabilitation center.” This amazing recognition is a tribute to the hard work of Lindsay’s staff and volunteers day-in and day-out and a testament to the thoughtful, caring public who bring animals to […]

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