2021 is a special milestone. It marks 50 years since a massive oil spill led to the hatching of International Bird Rescue.
Join us in commemorating our anniversary as we bring together the larger Bird Rescue family for groovy gatherings, limited edition merchandise, and inspiring stories throughout 2021. We hope this celebration will set the stage for 50 more years of second chances for waterbirds. Read: 50th Albatross Manifesto
TBA – Postponed because of COVID-19 concerns: The Wildlife Benefit Concert in Berkeley, CA. Sign up to get updates
January 14, 2021 – How It All Began: Learn how a major spill in 1971 on San Francisco Bay led to the humble formation of International Bird Rescue.
April 17, 2021 – A Groovy Reunion for our extended Bird Rescue Family! This exclusive event is for all the incredible people who have made Bird Rescue over the last fifty years.
May 15, 2021 – Groovy Gathering: Waterbirds in Nature: – A fun and funky choose-your-own adventure on Zoom. This is not another boring webinar. You’re invited to interact and explore – be inspired by speakers, play trivia games, visit the Bellbottom Bar for helping making a drink, hear short stories of hope and tenacity.
July 12-23, 2021 – Virtual Open House: Watch archived videos