Helping us get the word out: LA Times story

The Los Angeles Times has a really terrific story this weekend about our efforts with young starving pelicans at our Southern California center. Julie King, IBRRC’s San Pedro center manager is quoted near perfectly: …”Will they survive after we let them go? Hard to say,” King said. “But I do know this; we are giving … Read more

Starving young pelican numbers grow: Help!

The number of young pelicans sick and starving arriving at IBRRC’s two bird centers continues to grow. Jay Holcomb, IBRRC’s executive director, has issued a plea to the public for help in treating these birds. The fish bill alone is at least $750 a day between the two centers. You can help by adopting a … Read more

Pelicans to Come Off Endangered Species List

After 40 years of being on the precipice of extinction the Brown Pelican is poised to be removed from the national endangered species list, according to recent announcement by the U.S. Interior Department. See: National Geographic report The pelicans were put on the endangered species list after the use of the pesticide DDT caused catastrophic … Read more