Bear caught in Ventura, released to wild

A bear, likely the one that was hit by a car in Ventura more than a week ago, was caught in the backyard of a Ventura resident early this morning.

The young male bear was released this afternoon into Los Padres National Forest after a veterinarian for the state Department of Fish and Game examined […]

Know your mountain lions- Animal Rescue Team hosts talk on big cats; 30 from law enforcement attend

In 2008, there were 23 fatalities in the United States caused by dog attacks. In 2000, there were 54 fatalities caused by bee stings, in 2007 there were 450 fatalities from falls within the home. Every year there are approximately 150 fatalities involving automobile collisions with deer. But since the 1890s, there have been a […]

California Council for wildlife Rehabilitators

June, 2010 Dear Wildlife Rehabilitator, Your Summer newsletter is ready to download! This informative issue includes information on tick-borne diseases transmissible to humans, and an update on the Esbilac issues some wildlife rehabilitators have been experiencing.

It also includes the inspiring story of an oiled California Brown Pelican that underwent rehabilitation more than 20 […]

Rescued Female Kitten Needs your Help!!

Hi all,

Yesterday i received a distressed call from a guy in Lompoc, named Anthony. He found this cute female kitten lying in the road. He couldn’t fathom leaving her there to be struck by a car again and again. He took her to work, then called several animal agencies. He was told by all […]

ART chosen non profit of the week!

The Animal Rescue Team is the realization of a long held dream of its Executive Director and Co-Founder Julia di Sieno, who has been rescuing, rehabilitating, and returning animals to the wild for 25 years. In 2000, after 20 years working with the S.B. Wildlife Network, Julia moved to the Santa Ynez Valley and […]

MLF Cougar Clippings

MLF Cougar Clippings News Links 7/14/2010 Dear julia,

Here are a few of the top stories on mountain lions from recent news articles. For more frequent updates, visit and read the news daily.

What’s New at MLF MLF Outreach at the Folsom Zoo Sanctuary

On Saturday, July 3rd, MLF volunteers hosted an […]