Gold Country Wildlife Rescue

Birds and winter

Dealing with winter weather can be a life-and-death struggle for our bird neighbors.  Fortunately, most birds are well equipped to deal with the cold.  Birds are warm-bl ...

New protections for Placer’s seldom-seen wildcats

Rarely seen but a stealthy presence nonetheless, Placer County’s elusive bobcats have some new protections. In place since late November is a new statewide ban on recreation ...

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 ...