2015 Shasta Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation, PO Box 1173, Anderson, CA  96007-1173,  530 365-WILD (365-9453)
SWRR Coming Events Current Status of the Center The Center is CLOSED for the Fall and Winter seasons as of Sunday, September 7, 2014. For hours, staffing and directions to the Center see our About Us web page. 15th Annual Run For the Wild - Canceled The annual SWRR Run for The Wild which in past years was held on the first Saturday in April every year has been canceled. For more information on the cancellation and on past races please go to our Run for The Wild web page. The Open House that was held in conjunction with this event will continue to be held. Facility Cleanup Days - March 21 & 29, 2015 Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm These are the cleanup activities to get ready for the Open House on April 4. All volunteers are encouraged to show up and assist in this effort. Annual Open House, Facility Tours and Baby Bird Shower - April 4, 2015 In conjunction with the Open House event there will also be a Family Fun Fest and a Kid’s Fishing Day. For more information on these events please see our Open House web page. New Volunteer Orientation and Training Classes - April 8, 2015 (Session 1 of 3) These classes are mandatory for all new volunteers. For the session schedule and other class information please go to our Classes and Education web page. Love Your Pet Expo - April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Location: Hawes Farms Shasta Wildlife maintains a booth at the Love Your Pet Expo depending upon volunteer availability. Check back here later for updates. Virtual Yard Sale - May 1 - 31, 2015 Join our Virtual Yard Sale in the month of May. Click here for the brochure (pdf file, 213 kB). Shasta Roller Derby Bout - May 9, 2015 We will be maintaining a booth with one of our new sponsors, the Shasta Roller Derby (also see their Facebook page). They will be donating a portion of the proceeds of the bout to SWRR. In exchange they will be assisting us during our Open House event. Check back here later for more information. Annual Meeting and Program - May 28, 2015 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Sponsor: McConnell Foundation Location: McConnell Foundation Lema Ranch We invite you to attend our Annual Meeting. Meet the board of directors. Learn more about our volunteers and what we do. Hear rescue stories and learn about our history. The family of Eloise Kuntz has graciously donated to us a framed photograph from one of her wildlife expeditions to be raffled off in a fund raiser. While at this event you will be able to purchase raffle tickets for the drawing. Raffle tickets will also be available for purchase at our April 4 Open House event and the October 17 Return of the Salmon Festival at the Coleman Fish Hatchery. The winning ticket will be drawn during the Salmon Festival. Coleman Fish Hatchery “Return of the Salmon” Festival - October 17, 2015 Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Shasta Wildlife maintains a booth at the Salmon Festival every year. Our volunteers will be available to answer your questions. The Salmon Festival is held every year on the 3rd Saturday in October. For more information see the Coleman Fish Hatchery website. To download the 2014 Festival brochure click here (pdf file, 1.2 MB). The family of Eloise Kuntz has graciously donated to us a framed photograph from one of her wildlife expeditions to be raffled off in a fund raiser. While at this event you will be able to purchase raffle tickets for the drawing. Raffle tickets will also be available for purchase at our April 4 Open House event and our May 28 Annual Meeting. The winning ticket will be drawn at this event. 3rd Bonhams Consignment Appraisal Event - February, 2016 See the Bonhams Event web page for more information. Classes and Education Check our Classes and Education web page for upcoming training and conferences. Keep us up to date on SWRR coming events We strive to keep the information here current and relevant. We need your help in doing so. For any updates, changes or additions to this page, please contact the webmaster at: webmaster@ShastaWildlifeRescue.com Past Events To see past events that SWRR volunteers have participated in see our Past Events web page. Ed Animals Presentations Please see our Ed Animals web page for additional information about our presentations and our animals. To see the events that the Ed Animals presented in 2014, see our Past Events web page. Ed Animals Presentation - March 17, 2015 Time: 9:00 am Location: Manzanita School Ed Animals Presentation - March 27, 2015 Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Location: Montgomery Creek School Ed Animals Presentation - April 4, 2015 Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Location: SWRR Open House Event Ed Animals Presentation - April 6 - 10, 2015 Time: TBD Location: Red Bluff Community Center Event: Red Bluff Animal Camp News Article: Red Bluff Parks and Recreation seeks presenters for Animal Camp Our team is attempting to put together a program at this event. Check back here later for updates. Ed Animals Presentation - April 25, 2015 Time (Event): 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Time (Ed Animals): 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Location: Sculpture Park at City Hall Event: Whole Earth and Watershed Festival Ed Animals Presentation - May 9, 2015 Time (Event): 9:00 am - 8:00 pm Location: Haven Humane Dog A Thon & Boot Scootin' Doggies BBQ Our team is attempting to put together a program at this event. Check back here later for updates. Ed Animal Presentations at Burney Falls for 2015 Program in partnership with the McArthur-Burney Falls Interpretive Association (MBFIA). Time: 7:00 pm Dates: May 23, June 27, July 25, August 22 Ed Animal Presentations at Antlers RV Park for 2015 Time: 7:00 pm Dates: June 14 (tentative), July 19, September 6 Ed Animal Presentations at Castle Crags State Park for 2015 These are held at the visitors center. Click here for a map (pdf file, 103 kB). For a YouTube video of a previous program click here for the nine part series. Time: 7:00 pm Dates: June 20, July 3, August 1, August 8 Monthly Meetings Board Meeting Board meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 6:00 pm. Animal Care Committee (ACC) Meeting ACC meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of each month at the Anderson Fire Department, 1925 Howard St., Anderson, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. For a Google Map to the ACC meeting click here. Please note that the Fire Department has imposed a new policy that no animals of any kind will be allowed inside their facility. All volunteers should plan to attend the meetings as many topics of importance are discussed. Also, we conduct training sessions in wildlife care and presentations by experts in various wildlife related disciplines. Note that for the rest of 2014 the only ACC meeting will be in October. There will be no ACC meetings in September, November and December.      An educational presentation at a recent ACC meeting. Wildlife biologist Frank Muegge explains the differences in duck species. Wildlife and Nature Festivals Wildlife and Nature Festivals in our region: Birding & Blues Festival - Pacific City, OR https://www.facebook.com/BirdingAndBlues Endangered Species Faire - Chico, CA http://www.endangeredspeciesfaire.org/ Godwit Days - Arcata, CA http://www.godwitdays.org/ Heron Festival - Clear Lake, CA http://www.heronfestival.org/ International Migratory Bird Day and Environment for the Americas http://www.birdday.org/ John Scharff Migratory Bird Festival - Harney Bain, OR http://www.migratorybirdfestival.com/ Monterey Bay Birding Festival http://www.montereybaybirding.org/ Snow Goose Festival - Chico http://www.snowgoosefestival.org/ Tualatin River Bird Festival - Sherwood, OR http://tualatinriverbirdfestival.org/ Wings Of The Warners - Modoc Migratory Bird Festival http://www.klamathbirdingtrails.com/events/index.shtml Winter Wings Festival - Klamath Basin http://www.winterwingsfest.org/ Wood Pecker Festival - Sisters, OR http://ecaudubon.org/Default.aspx?alias=ecaudubon.org/woodpeckers Websites That List Wildlife and Nature Events: Audubon Birding Festivals and Events Calendar http://chapterservices.audubon.org/birding-festivals Bird Festivals in Alaska http://www.alaskacenters.gov/bird-festivals.cfm Bird Watchers Digest Festival Finder http://www.birdwatchersdigest.com/bwdsite/explore/festivals/finder.php Birding Festivals - American Birding Association http://www.aba.org/festivals/ Birding Festivals and Events in Klamath Basin http://www.klamathbirdingtrails.com/events/index.shtml Birding Festivals and Events in the National Wildlife Refuge System http://www.fws.gov/refuges/birding/festivalsEvents.html California & Beyond Wildlife Festival Calendar http://www.cawatchablewildlife.org/festivals.htm California Birding and Nature Events http://kern.audubon.org/festivals.htm California Nature Festivals http://www.natureali.org/nature_festivals.htm California Nature Festivals & Events http://www.nwlink.com/~sunnywww/WhereView-WNW-Festivals-CA.html CAMacDonald Local Events http://www.camacdonald.com/birding/uscalifornia.htm#Local CCWR Activities & Events http://www.ccwr.org/events/events.html Explorer's Map of Festivals http://birdday.org/component/resources/?c=search&type_id=12 Oregon Birding Festivals - Birding Info http://www.birdingoregon.info/Festivals/tabid/214/Default.aspx
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