Wildlife Solutions

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Western Gull + Fishing Line + Rehab

By | 2017-12-09T01:02:52+00:00 February 22nd, 2014|@ITBlog, Bird Species, Blog, Gulls & Terns, Wildlife Solutions|

I had just a split second to figure it out when, in a move I couldn't believe -- one serendipitous gesture by nature -- a huge wave pushed the gull back toward the beach. He was flattened against the sand and struggling as the undertow pulled him back. It was just enough time for me to dive into the water, grab him around the wings, and tuck them against his side to constrain his moves.

Raptors Are The Solution (RATS)

By | 2017-09-24T02:27:33+00:00 March 30th, 2013|Bird Species, Blog, Pollution, Raptors, Wildlife Ethics, Wildlife Solutions|

Raptors Are the Solution (RATS) grew from the grassroots of my home turf -- Berkeley and the East Bay (San Francisco Bay Area). The mission of RATS is to get anticoagulant rodenticides off the shelves. And, in affiliation with Earth Island Institute, they're working with cities and counties in California to adopt resolutions which discourage the sales of these dangerous products.

Surfin’ Seals

By | 2017-09-24T03:37:39+00:00 March 18th, 2013|Blog, Marine Mammals, Pacific Northwest, Wildlife Solutions|

Ethan Janson, a local windsurfer from Three Tree Point (south of Seattle) noticed that harbor seals were hauling out on a surfboard he'd tied to a buoy out in Puget Sound. He hooked up a GoPro camera, remotely, and captured this footage of a seal pup trying desperately to haul out on the slippery board.

Support a New Wildlife Conservation Stamp

By | 2017-09-24T18:31:36+00:00 February 13th, 2013|Animal Issues, Blog, Environmental Issues, Issues, Parks, Wildlife Solutions|

WildlifeConservationStamp.org is a collaborative effort to promote a new wildlife stamp and funding stream for our National Wildlife Refuges. We are birders, photographers, conservationists, wildlife rehabilitators, scientists, teachers and artists ... joined by a common passion and concern for our nation’s wildlife and wild habitats.