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Living Compatibly

Pacific Wildlife Care supports these like-minded organizations and agencies that promote living compatibly with wildlife.

San Luis Obispo Raptors Are The Solution

Welcome to SLO-RATS, the San Luis Obispo County chapter of Berkeley-based Raptors Are The Solution.

SLO-RATS goal is to spread the word to educate our San Luis Obispo County residents and business owners about the role of raptors in our ecosystem and the dangers of anticoagulant and other poisonous rodenticides to raptors, mammals, domestic pets, and our children.

Community support is critical in changing public understanding and action. Through our website, our Education Team/Animal Ambassadors and our Wildly Aware! Education and Outreach Program, SLO-RATS will advocate for wildlife and the dangers of the continued use of rat poisons.

Support SLO-RATS and help San Luis Obispo County join the statewide movement to ban rodenticides.

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California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW)

Living with Wildlife

Ranging from “Keep Me Wild campaign” to “Guidance for backyard wildlife problems” this site addresses multiple topics under of headings “Prevent or Solve a Problem with Wildlife,” “Threats to Wildlife,” “Restricted, Exotic and Invasive Species,” “Do I Need a Permit?” and “Things CDFW Does NOT Do.”

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)

Wild Neighbors

“The HSUS is working with community leaders and animal care and control agencies to create Wild Neighbors communities, where humane and non-lethal solutions are given priority when addressing conflicts between people and wildlife.”

“Learn more about these innovative, effective, and humane approaches for solving problems with wildlife via our ‘Find Answers to Wildlife Problems’ tool….”

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Project Wildlife

A Program of San Diego Humane Society

Co-Existing with Wildlife

“This site provides information on how to peacefully co-exist with wildlife. It contains basic information about wild animal behaviors and outlines practical ways to handle common encounters. It also provides instructions on what to do when you come across an animal that needs help. Wildlife is an integral component of [any] unique ecosystem, and we owe it to ourselves and our wild neighbors to act responsibly.”

Pier Watch™ of the Central Coast

“Pier Watch™ is dedicated to educating about proper disposal of fishing line and tackle, responsible fishing practices, and the importance of not feeding seabirds. We provide free educational signs for posting at fishing piers in an effort to reduce marine wildlife injuries.”

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National Wildlife Federation

Garden for Wildlife

“Create a Certified Wildlife Garden”

“Whether you have an apartment balcony or a 20-acre farm, you can create a garden that attracts beautiful wildlife and helps restore habitat in commercial and residential areas. By providing food, water, cover and a place for wildlife to raise their young you not only help wildlife, but you also qualify to become an official Certified Wildlife Habitat®.”

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden

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“Mission: To honor and preserve our connection with nature.”

“Ours is a story of connecting people and plants. We focus on the role plants play in our lives and how they advance human endeavors and cultures by providing food, shelter, clothing, and medicine.”



Mailing Address: PO Box 1134, Morro Bay, CA 93443
Center Hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm daily
with extended hours April to September
Wildlife Hotline Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm daily
with extended hours April to September
501c3 number: 77-0196350

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Our mission is to support San Luis Obispo County wildlife through rehabilitation and educational outreach.