Gold Country Wildlife Rescue

Wounded Hidden Falls golden eagle receiving care at clinic in Roseville

An injured golden eagle found at Hidden Falls is being rehabilitated in Roseville and will soon be transferred to California Foundation of Birds of Prey (CFBP) in Lincoln before &n ...

Wildlife Neighbors

A bird with the will to live    - a true story A male Black-headed Grosbeak, cracking sunflower seeds at a backyard feeder, was knocked to the ground by a haw ...

Wildlife seek refuge, often leading to human encounters

Some are animal rescue groups are bracing for what is shaping up to be a busy spring and summer in light of current California conditions. The signs of increased animal activity a ...

Another View: Injured wildlife in good hands at Loomis clinic

The crows were yelling louder than usual outside my window in the cooling hour of dusk. I glanced out and saw two big ones on a telephone wire. Not seeing anything unusual, I w ...

Lending creatures, mostly small, a helping hand

Don’t bolt your food! Sage advice when it comes to child rearing, but downright dangerous counsel for those who feast on the forest floor. For a bird of prey, every moment ...

Reader input: Volunteer for sake of wildlife

A recent article in the Journal about a man baiting, trapping, and drowning skunks resulted in many people expressing outrage (“Trapper finds sweet smell of success,” J ...

Auburn skunk solution starts with live and let live: Placer wildlife rescue group

An Auburn neighborhood’s skunk concerns can be addressed by several steps that stop short of killing the animal, a Gold Country Wildlife Rescue official said Wednesday. Cha ...

Rarely seen spotted owl rescued at Rocklin school flies to freedom

A long way from its natural home, a spotted owl found injured in a Rocklin schoolyard returned to the wild at dusk Tuesday. The bird, found anemic and weak Feb. 25 at Parker Whitn ...

Wildlife rescue recruiting volunteers

Game Warden Jerry Karnow, California’s “No. 1 wildlife detective” and that star of TV reality series “Wild Justice,” will be the keynote speaker as Go ...

Auburn wildlife organization attempts rescue of bald eagle at Folsom Lake

Local volunteers recently tried to rescue an injured bird from Folsom Lake. Kari Freidig and Bob Murray, with Auburn-based Gold Country Wildlife Rescue, responded to the peninsul ...

Loomis fawn rescue offers second chance at life

A Loomis-based organization is hoping to give orphaned and injured fawns a second chance. Diane Nicholas started Kindred Spirits Fawn Rescue Jan. 1, but is facing some roadblocks ...

Take pity on the little birds

Responding to “Rescue group’s heart is the in wild” by Bridget Jones (Journal, Feb. 20), while many loving volunteers at Gold Country Wildlife Rescue take care of, rehabilita ...

Organization has heart for the wild

An Auburn-based organization founded in 1985 has rescued, rehabilitated and released thousands of wild animals. Gold Country Wildlife Rescue, a nonprofit organization with 45 vol ...

She’s mother hen to injured wild songbirds

The first thing you hear entering Lola Elliget’s yard is the call of an old turkey that has made her yard his own. Unlike most of the birds in her care, “The Colonel” is a do ...

Wise gardening saves wildlife this spring

Spring arrives next week and with it comes man-made dangers ranging from chainsaws to pruning shears for newborns on the edge of the wild in Placer County. Gold Country Wildlife R ...