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Morro Bay WILD

Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 10:00AM - 3:00PM

$20.00

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Event Details

Morro Bay WILD tours will be held on Saturday, March 30. These tours introduce attendees to Pacific Wildlife Care's unique mission and the inner workings of our Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Morro Bay with an exclusive virtual tour presentation by Virginia Flaherty followed by a walk-thru of the facility and grounds. Enjoy light refreshments and meet one of our wildlife ambassadors!

Tickets are $20 per person. Tour times are 10 am & 1:00 pm with only 16 tickets available at each tour. These spots will fill quickly, so don’t delay! We only do this a few times a year.

Each tour will last 2 hours which allows time before or after to shop; wine & dine or bird watch on the beach, the marina boardwalk, the harbor or at the rock in Morro Bay. Make a day of it or even a weekend! There is lots to do!

Best of all, 100% of the ticket price is tax deductible (if eligible, based on discussion with your tax advisor) and will be used to feed and medically treat wildlife in our care!

Background:

Pacific Wildlife Care serves communities from Paso Robles and San Simeon in the north to Nipomo and Oceano in the south and east to the Carrizo Plain, encompassing an area of 3,300 square miles and 100 miles of coastline. As the only organization permitted to rehabilitate birds, small mammals, and reptiles, we take in between 2,500 – 3,000 animals every year with the goal of releasing healthy back to the wild. We are open 365 days a year and maintain a telephone hotline (805-543-WILD) for the public to call with questions and to report injured, orphaned, sick and oil-impaired wildlife. We also engage audiences with over 100 presentations of our non-releasable wildlife ambassadors to schools, service groups and other organizations. Come meet us! See the amazing work we do to save wildlife in SLO County!!

Pacific Wildlife Care is funded primarily from the hearts of its volunteers, members and donors. We receive no operational funding from state, county, city or local government and their respective agencies—Animal Services, Police, Highway Patrol, Harbor Patrol, State Parks except from a limited number of grant opportunities that provide for event funding or specific program needs. In 2018, we received $12,000 from the County of SLO for internship stipends, and sponsorship of our 2nd Annual Central Coast Wildlife Festival and annual fundraiser, Soupabration!.

2018 Nonprofit of the Year: Senate Majority Leader, Bill Monning, named Pacific Wildlife Care as the 2018 Nonprofit of the Year in his 17th District that includes all of San Luis Obispo & Santa Cruz counties and coastal portions of Santa Cruz and Monterey counties. Senator Monning thanked Pacific Wildlife Care staff and volunteers for the “tremendous job in its rehabilitation, advocacy, and education efforts for wildlife in San Luis Obispo County.”

Directions from Hwy 1 North:

Take the Main Street off-ramp in Morro Bay. At the stop sign, turn right onto Main Street. Drive under the highway overpass, pass the Hwy 1 southbound Main Street off-ramp on your right and immediately following that off-ramp, turn right onto a utility road. Before turning onto the utility road, Lemos Feed & Supply will be catty corner on the left side of Main Street. Follow the utility road slowly over two tree stumps that look like speed bumps and enter through the open gate on your left. Park where designated and walk to the first building following a 96' flight cage. We'll be waiting!

Directions from Hwy 1 South:

Take the Main Street off ramp in Morro Bay. At the stop sign, turn right onto Main Street. Make an immediate right onto a utility road.Before turning onto the utility road, Lemos Feed & Supply will be facing you, catty corner on the left side of Main Street. Follow the utility road slowly over two tree stumps that look like speed bumps and enter through the open gate on your left. Park where designated and walk to the first building following a 96' flight cage. We’ll be waiting!


Venue Information

1387 Main Street
Morro Bay, CA 93442
805-543-9453
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Organizer Information

Pacific Wildlife Care


PO Box 1134
Morro Bay, CA 93443-1134
805-543-WILD (9453)

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