Help needed: Ventura oil spill affects LA County birds

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Posted by Deb Karimoto on January 13, 2005 at 17:18:09:

I just received this via a 2nd hand email. I haven't verified the info so if you're inclined to help out, just check first before making the drive. Thanks! ~Deb

Subject: Oil Spill

There's been a recent oil spill in Ventura County and Whale Rescue
Team needs your help. Oil covered birds have been washing ashore all

The Whale Rescue Team needs immediate help transporting birds from
Venice, Santa Monica & Dockweiler beach to San Pedro and they need
your help
cleaning them off.

This is an emergency situation because they have only one truck
transporting birds at this point. An average car can hold 10 small
cages for birds.
THEY NEED YOUR IMMEDIATE HELP! We must get these animals into the
center for help.

If you are available to do this please contact Peter Wallerstein of
the Whale Rescue Team at 310-560-6284 immediately or call the Bird
Center at 310-514-2573.

Rachel Myers
Conservation Program Coordinator
Sierra Club Angeles Chapter
3435 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 320
Los Angeles, CA 90010-1904
213.387.4287 x 210
fax 213.387.5383

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