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The Heroes of Wildlife Care Fall Photo Challenge

As the non-profit provider of rescue, recovery and release of injured, orphaned and displaced birds and small animals, Wildlife Care Association (WCA) is challenging the Sacramento region to give us the bird!


This is the beautiful work of nature and Rita Braley, WCA 2015 Photo Challenge Winner! Visit our fabulous Facebook and Instagram galleries for ideas!

Take a photo of a bird, or birds in your backyard, local parks or other wild Sacramento regional location. Submit it on the Wildlife Care Association Facebook page as a message with photo attached!

The quarterly contest begins October 1, 2016 and concludes Dec 31, 2016 . Entries can be made in two categories –Under 12, and everyone Over 12 years old.

If you are Under 12 years old you can enter free! Individual adult entries in the Over 12 category should include a minimum $5.00 donation to WCA thru the Facebook donation button!

Each photo may be entered only once, but individuals may submit more than one each quarter. Submissions should include your email, the location photo was taken, and your best guess what type of bird this might be.

The WCA Quarterly Photo Contest winner will be awarded a special prize including a guided tour of the Rescue Dome at McClellan Park, their photo featured in the newsletter, posted at the rescue facility and on Facebook/Instagram.

Fine Print: One will be cho sen from submissions to determine a winner. WCA staff reserves the right to select a winner from content and other factors including artistic merit. All photos submitted become the property of WCA for its use in outreach, education and fundraising.

Media: Rick Reed 916-704-0080 / info@rickreedpr.com

When: Sunday Sept.18th, Tee time is 8:00 AM check in is at 7:30AM

Where: Antelope Greens, 2721 Elverta Road, Antelope, Ca 95643

Green fees are $65.00 per person which includes cart, golfers raffle tickets, beer ticket, goodie bag, one bottle of booze, and an after tournament feed. Part of the entry fee goes directly to WCA.


A tri-tip feed will start at 1:00pm served at the Piped Piper Lounge – 33415 El Camino Ave, Sacramento, Ca 95821

The golfer’s raffle and charity raffle will start at 2:00 pm

Charity raffle is open to everyone

Tickets are $1.00 each and can only be purchased at the Piper on the 18th. We have some wonderful gifts to raffle off. All money from the raffle will also go to WCA

We only have room for 14 foursomes. For more information or to sign up contact Tim, Shelly, or John at the Piped Piper 916 972-9449, or call Tim Hudson direct at 916 616-4201.

Thank you to everyone who contributed to make our second Big Day of Giving even better than our first one! With your support we able to not reach but exceed our goal of $50,000. This money will help us continue in our mission to rescue, rehabilitate and release as many animals as possible. Your financial support is much appreciated!

Busy season is upon us and we desperately need volunteers! Whether it’s feeding the baby birds in the nursery, becoming an intake or hotline volunteer or even doing housework we need you! Even if you can’t commit to work in our facility you can answer our hotlines from the comfort of your own home. Please consider spending some time with us in our mission to help as many birds and animals as possible.


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Come see us at the California Agriculture Museum in Woodland today from 10-2!

We have a few of our ambassador animals and will have a special appearance by our American Crow and Yellow-Billed Magpie from 12-1. Come meet our animals, hear about what we do, and check out some cool tractors and agricultural artifacts!
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The Wildlife Care Association's Doug Forbes is going to be at the California Agriculture Museum this weekend. Stop by 1962 Hays Lane in Woodland from 10a - 2 p to hear a presentation on regional wildlife The CAM entry is $10 for adults, $5 for kids 6-12 and free for kids 5 or under. Call 530-666-9700 for more information. Doug is a long term rehabber and works with our Ambassador Ivory, the crow! ... See MoreSee Less

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It's a beautiful day for releasing wildlife! Just today we have released:

10 Mourning Doves
1 American Robin
1 California Quail
1 Cedar Waxwing
1 Virginia Opossum

As always, a huge thank you to the volunteers and donors that keep WCA running and make it possible for these guys to get a second chance!
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