Where Are The Cats? Animal Expert Fears Worst For Pair of Mountain Lion Cubs

Santa Barbara News Press April 6, 2009 Julia Di Sieno, executive director of Animal Rescue Team Inc., told the News-Press that the cubs were not taken to the Santa Barbara Zoo, as state Department of Fish and Game officials had apparently promised her. “This is so unsettling because we do not know where these cubs [...]

Rescue team gets support

The Animal Rescue Team Inc. of Santa Ynez would like to thank members of Solvang Christian Science Church for helping the animals and public safety. Their donation of $2,500 will help our team further our community outreach efforts, in helping our local orphaned, displaced and injured animals. This year our team has rescued, rehabilitated, released [...]

Rescued Fawn

Today after driving 85 miles one way transporting yesterdays rescued bobcat, we got a call out from CHP dispatch for an injured fawn stuck in a fence. I was on my way back from Atascadero animal hospital, in Pismo when i received the call. The poor fawn was discovered by a fed ex lady named [...]

Rescued adult male bobcat

By Julia Di Sieno

For those who called, and stood guard over the large male bobcat that was hit by a car, we have good news.(CHP call log posted below). The Santa Barbara Sheriffs department dispatch center (Penny) called and asked if would respond. The RP who struck the bobcat was very concerned and caring, [...]

KEY Assignment: Local Poaching Problem

Santa Ynez,CA– In this KEY Assignment, we take a look at an illegal practice many would not believe is happening locally.

Land poaching is a crime that frequently takes place in our local mountains and valleys, and targets nearly all of our wildlife, from feral pigs to soaring eagles.

KEY News Reporter Beth Farnsworth introduces [...]

Mountain Lion Shot in Southern California

Date: 5/24/2010

On Thursday night a woman let her tiny teacup chihuahua go outside alone on a potty break. Unfortunately, now both her dog and the local mountain lion are dead. Mountain lions are most active between dusk and dawn, and pets should be kept inside or watched closely to ensure their safety as well [...]

Hawk hanging upside down!

Here is the photo of today’s rescued hawk. Lisa of the animal rescue team responded to N. La Cumbre. The hawk was found hanging upside down. We called the county fire department, and engine 13 rolled helping free the dying red tail hawk. KEYT filmed part of it, but missed the part of the rescue [...]

Bobcat Emergency

For those who called, and stood guard over the large male bobcat that was hit by a car, we have good news.(CHP call log posted below). The Santa Barbara Sheriffs department dispatch center (Penny) called and asked if would respond. The RP who struck the bobcat was very concerned and caring, also getting his parents [...]

Celebrating the American Lion Campaign Website

The Celebrating the American Lion Campaign website will be on-line Monday morning June 7th. The web address will be www.americanlion.org

At this time we are loading content as well as event listings from every group who has sent something in. Even if you don’t have anything to place on line at this time, it is [...]

Press Release from Assemblymember Pedro Nava

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: John D. Mann June 3, 2010 (916) 718-7420 Toxic Lead Shot Ban in State Wildlife Management Areas Passes Assembly Legislation will Prevent the Release of Toxic Material in State Wildlife Management Areas Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Pedro Nava (D-Santa Barbara) announced the passage of Assembly Bill 2223, which will ban the [...]