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Living with Wildlife
- Find Answers to Wildlife Problems- 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.
- Habitat Conservation Planning Branch- The mission of CDFW's Habitat Conservation Planning Branch is to provide for the conservation, protection, restoration, and management of fish, wildlife, and native plants and to preserve and restore the ecosystems (including ecological processes) on which they depend for use and enjoyment by the public.
- Protect Your Home! Protect our Wildlife!- One page summary on how to protect your home from wildlife looking for food, shelter or a safe place to raise their babies.
Wildlife Veterinarian Information
- American College of Zoological Medicine- International specialty organization recognized by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) for certification of veterinarians with special expertise in zoological medicine.
- American Veterinary Medical Association- The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), established in 1863, is a not-for-profit association representing more than 88,000 veterinarians working in private and corporate practice, government, industry, academia, and uniformed services. Structured to work for its members, the AVMA acts as a collective voice for its membership and for the profession.
- Association of Avian Veterinarians- The Association of Avian Veterinarians was established in 1980. The Association membership is comprised of veterinarians from private practice, zoos, universities and industry, as well as allied personnel, technicians and students. Prior to 1987, Associate membership was open to all individuals with an interest in avian medicine. All Associate members, keeping their membership current, have been allowed to continue their membership in the Association.
- Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians- Advancing Reptilian and Amphibian Medicine, Surgery, and Conservation Worldwide.
- Tufts Cummings Veterinary Medical Center- Our mission is to advance the health of animals, people and the environment through professional training, research and service to communities around the globe, utilizing a Conservation Medicine approach.
General Wildlife Information
- All About Birds- Your online guide to birds and bird watching
- American Bird Conservancy- Our commitment to bird conservation remains absolute, even while some other groups shift their mission to prioritize people over wildlife. We believe unequivocally that conserving birds and their habitats benefits all other species — including people
- Animal Diversity Web- Animal Diversity Web (ADW) is an online database of animal natural history, distribution, classification, and conservation biology at the University of Michigan.
- Audubon California- Birds may be the only form of wildlife that everyone encounters every day, and they provide a unique window into California's great outdoors. By bringing people together to appreciate, enjoy, and protect birds and nature, Audubon California and our supporters are building a better future for our state. We accomplish this through conservation, advocacy, community involvement, and by tapping into an active network that include more than 50,000 members and 48 affiliated chapters in communities throughout California.
- Bat Conservation International- Conserving the world's bats and their ecosystems to ensure a healthy planet
- California Shelters Search- This search will show you the shelter, or shelters, who have jurisdition in your area, and an address for that location.
- Defenders of Wildlife- Defenders works on the ground, in the courts, and on Capitol Hill to protect and restore imperiled wildlife across North America and around the world. Together, we can ensure a future for the wildlife and wild places we all love.
- eBird- A real-time, online checklist program, eBird has revolutionized the way that the birding community reports and accesses information about birds. Launched in 2002 by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society, eBird provides rich data sources for basic information on bird abundance and distribution at a variety of spatial and temporal scales.
- Falcon Finders- FalconFinders is a website where falconers can report lost and found birds. It is also a place where non-falconers can report a found hawk or falcon wearing equipment. The information reported on the form will be e-mailed to the founder of Falcon Finders, who will post the report to the Falcon Finders Facebook page to help reunite these birds with their falconers. Personal information about the reporter will only be given out when necessary to aid falconers in retrieving birds. This site is not for reporting injured or orphaned wild birds. For these cases please contact your local wildlife rehabilitator or animal shelter.
- National Audubon Society- Audubon’s mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological diversity.
- Opossum Society of the United States- Understanding, Protecting, Preserving ‘Possum
- Roger Hall Scientific Illustration- Expertly rendered full color and line art illustrations of wildlife and architecture
- The Cornell Lab of Ornithology- The Cornell Lab of Ornithology is a world leader in the study, appreciation, and conservation of birds. Our hallmarks are scientific excellence and technological innovation to advance the understanding of nature and to engage people of all ages in learning about birds and protecting the planet.
- The Humane Society of the United States- We and our affiliates provide hands-on care and services to more than 100,000 animals each year, and we professionalize the field through education and training for local organizations. We are the leading animal advocacy organization, seeking a humane world for people and animals alike. We are driving transformational change in the U.S. and around the world by combating large-scale cruelties such as puppy mills, animal fighting, factory farming, seal slaughter, horse cruelty, captive hunts and the wildlife trade.
- The Wildlife Society- Founded in 1937, the organization’s mission is “To inspire, empower, and enable wildlife professionals to sustain wildlife populations and habitats through science-based management and conservation.” The Wildlife Society enhances our members’ networking and learning opportunities, professional and career development, and provides numerous ways for them to get more involved in creating a better future for wildlife and their habitats.
- Wildlife Disease Association- Our mission is to acquire, disseminate, and apply knowledge of the health and diseases of wild animals in relation to their biology, conservation, and interactions with humans and domestic animals.