We’ve Moved! SWR Open House


Join us at our new home on Sunday, February 12th from 1-4pm. Explore our new facility, meet our Ambassador Birds, check out our displays, watch bird care demonstrations and enjoy refreshments. Fun for the whole family! SWR Apparel will be on sale and available via cash/check.

777 Pleasant Valley Rd., Diamond Springs

Education Presentations

Sierra Wildlife Rescue’s Education Team gives presentations to thousands of children and adults annually through schools, scout groups, senior centers, church groups, community events, hobby groups, businesses and others.

The presentations feature our “Education Birds,” a variety of hawks and owls who are non-releasable, due to permanent injuries that would make them unable to survive in the wild.

The birds are licensed as educational animals by both the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service, and are chosen for their relatively calm dispositions around people and willingness to be handled by an experienced raptor rehabber.

The birds and their handlers also attend all SWR fundraising events, where learning about them is always a favorite activity for our visitors. If your school or group is interested in a presentation, please contact Education Team Leader Judy Thompson, at 530-676-7510.

Fall Presentations: Oct. 15, 5-7 PM, Community Services Showcase, Cameron Park Community Center, 2502 Country Club Dr., CP; Oct. 16, 7-9 PM, Pleasant Valley Grange, Pleasant Valley Grange Rd. (off of Pleasant Valley Rd), Placerville; Oct 17, 10 AM – 4 PM, Placerville Tractor Supply Non-Profit Community Outreach Event, 1360 Broadway, Placerville.

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