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Lindsay Wildlife Experience - Walnut Creek - 1931 First Ave

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Lindsay Wildlife Experience

1931 First Ave, Walnut Creek, California 94597
(925) 659-8156

Tu-F 12pm-5pm, Sa-Su 10am-5pm

TRUCKS - VANS - BOATS - TRAILERS - RVs Vehicles may be working or non-working (some restrictions apply). A great way to make a tax deductible donation to support wildlife rehabilitation and environmental education. Lindsay Wildlife Museum handles all the paperwork. Call to arrange your vehicle donation.

Item Notes Method Destination
Cars & Boats Working and non-working.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Dead Animals Injured and orphaned native California wildlife. Hospital patient intake hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day. please contact the Hospital Hotline Voicemail at (925) 659-8156 or email for additional information and advice. All hotline calls are sent to a voicemail that is monitored from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. every day. Please expect a call the same day or the next day if calling after 5 p.m.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Repair
Linens/Blankets/Towels - Good Condition Clean, new or gently used flat sheets, pillow cases, towels, and blankets of all sizes to be used in the wildlife hospital and animal husbandry facility. See website for information about injured wildlife.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Moving Boxes & Packing Materials Brown packing paper donations are used for animal enrichment. It can wrap food, be nesting material, or be fun to tear. Drop at the Guest Experience Desk at the front entrance.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
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