Press Releases

Lindsay Wild Winter Break!

Dec. 7th, 2015 | , ,

Bring your child to Lindsay in December and enjoy a Wild Winter Break! From story time to crafts, Lindsay offers families fun activities that will keep you learning and entertained! The activities are included with the price of admission and, as always, free for Lindsay Wildlife Members! 10:30 a.m. in the Buckeye Room Dec. 21, […]

Come Meet Handsome Bill at Lindsay!

Nov. 17th, 2015 | ,

Come meet Handsome Bill! Now on exhibit at Lindsay Wildlife are Carole Petersen Dwinell’s pencil sketches that brought the animals to life in the beautifully written children’s story Handsome Bill: Adventures in the Desert.  Featured in Lindsay’s upstairs Buckeye Room are the drawings from the popular book written by Author Edith Nettleton, a former 10-year […]

Live. Wild. Animals! at Lindsay Wildlife Experience

Oct. 27th, 2015 |

One-day exhibition features Lizard Lady’s pythons, lizards and more Saturday, Nov. 14 What: We’ve teamed up with partner wildlife organizations to bring an exclusive wildlife exhibition series to Lindsay Wildlife this fall. These one-time shows allow visitors to get an up close experience with native and exotic animals. There are more than 6,500 known species of […]

Not-So-Scary Animals!

Oct. 20th, 2015 | , ,

While Halloween may only be one day, celebrate “Not-So-Scary Animals” for two weeks at Lindsay! Not all “scary” animals are really so scary. Meet some Not-So-Scary Animals for Halloween and beyond. Meet bats, snakes and owls—and all those creepy crawlies and creatures that come out at night. Attend special presentations, make crafts and enjoy activities all […]

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 […]

Lindsay Wildlife Executive Director Set to Depart Lindsay Dec. 31

Aug. 10th, 2015 | , , ,

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Elisabeth Nardi (925) 627-2961 [email protected] Lindsay Board of Directors Launches National Search for New Executive Director WALNUT CREEK—Norma Bishop, Executive Director of Lindsay Wildlife Experience, has announced that she will leave Lindsay at the end of December after two years at the helm of the 60-year-old wildlife institution.“This is the […]