Living with Wildlife
Honeybees are social insects. Unlike the four to five thousand other species of solitary bees, honey bees store resources, in the form of honey, that allow the hive to survive the winter.Read More
Living with deer is now a fact of our lives in the Bay Area. We eliminated their major predators, mountain lions, and now urban sprawl has crowded them into less and less space.Read More
Providing an artificial water source for wildlife in your yard may seem like the kind thing to do for local wildlife, but putting out water can cause more problems than it solves.Read More
One of the main causes of migratory songbird mortality is window strikes. The following steps can help reduce the number of birds killed by hitting windows, and a lot of lives could be saved if everyone implemented these strategies!Read More
For one year, WildCare’s Director of Animal Care and her team collected the wild animal patients brought to our Wildlife Hospital due to having been caught by cats.
Of the 321 caught-by-cat patients admitted that year, only 39 survived to be released.Read More
Feeders bring joy and enrichment to many people’s lives, and they can occasionally provide a valuable supplemental food source that improves bird survival. However, poorly placed and maintained feeders may increase the risks of predation, window strikes and disease.Read More