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March 7, 2006 > Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Open House - Share our success!

Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Open House - Share our success!

by Angela Hartman, Wildlife Volunteer Coordinator

The Ohlone Humane Society Wildlife Rehabilitation Center is in its eighth year of assisting orphaned and injured wildlife in the Bay Area. Thanks to our members, community support and very hard working volunteers, we are able to keep our doors open for another year!

2005 was a very successful for our wildlife center. We had an animal release rate higher than last year and the year before, caring for more than 1,000 animals in 2005. The center took in many different kinds of animals such as baby barn owls, orphaned raccoons, and hundreds of baby birds.

We want to share our success with the public because they are concerned and bring these beautiful animals in for care and treatment. The Wildlife Rehabilitation Center is having an open house on March 25 to celebrate and allow the general public to peek behind the scenes.

Join us at our Open House
See first-hand what a wildlife hospital looks like beyond the lobby! Ongoing tours of the exam room, nurseries, and animal aviaries. Volunteers will talk about what wildlife rehabilitation is and how you can help.

All ages welcome! Hands-on children's activities about wildlife.

2006 Wish List Ohlone Wildlife Rehabilitation Center

Pre-Paid Gas Cards (used to transport animals for veterinarian treatment, relocation, and care)
Hardware Store Gift Cards (used for building cages and animal habitats)
Pet Supply Gift Cards (used to purchase animal habitat items and food)
New Laptop Computer and New Color Printer
Small Ceramic Animal Food Bowls (4-5 inches across)
Plastic - Hanging Bird Water Dishes
Dishwasher Soap
Bleach
Unscented Laundry Soap - ONLY
Floor Mops, Dust Pans & Brooms
Unscented Kleenex and Toilet Paper
Small Inflatable Pools (small kiddies' size)
Heating Pads
Science Diet Puppy Chow
Kitten Food (dry & canned)
Bottled Spring Water and Canned Soda - For our hard-working volunteers

Ohlone Humane Society Wildlife Rehabilitation Center
37175 Hickory Street Newark, CA 94560
510-797-9449 or Email - ohswildlife@yahoo.com

Open House
Saturday, March 25
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Directions to the OHS Wildlife Rehabilitation Center
Take Thornton Ave. going west
Turn left onto Hickory Street
Drive up Hickory Street until you drive into the Door to Door parking lot
Drive through the parking lot and look for the yellow OHS Wildlife sign
Follow the road to the wildlife center
PARKING - we have a small parking lot so please car pool with your family and friends

 
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