Caring for and Healing the Earth

Wild Animals & Birds

Animals are an integral part of the Earth's ecosystem. This section of Earth Caretaker focuses on issues dealing with preserving and helping animals and birds.


"When we return wild animals to nature, we merely return them to what is already theirs. For man cannot give wild animals freedom, they can only take it away."
- Jacques Cousteau

Save the Seeds: Rudbeckia and Wild Asters
The Monday Garden, September 29, 2002, issue no. 27, by Sue Sweeney

Bird Food
The Monday Garden, December 28, 2003, issue no. 92, by Sue Sweeney

Choosing a Bird's Berry Bush
The Monday Garden, March 9, 2003, issue no. 50, by Sue Sweeney

Give a Birdbath for Christmas
The Monday Garden, December 1, 2002, issue no. 36, by Sue Sweeney

Emergency Information - What to do if you find a hurt, sick, or orphaned bird
Laura Erickson

Wall Street Journal Bird Feeding Article Distorts Truth
Laura Erickson 

The Trade of Wild Animals
A Serious Problem - Alis B. Kennedy, Ph.D.

Bushmeat In Africa
Central and West African wildlife threatened by this crisis - Alis B. Kennedy, Ph.D.

Suggestions for driving with wildlife in mind
Humane Society of the United States

Roadkill Avoidance Tips
Merritt Clifton, editor, ANIMAL PEOPLE

Excerpt from The Fools Progress: An Honest Novel
by Edward Abbey - A little bit about the trapping of animals

Construction of Natural "Mouse Houses" 
From the Caretaker class Nov 2001

The Fawn Who Was in the Wrong Place  
Cindy Kamler - A children's story about caring for baby animals

Helping Our Wild Brothers and Sisters  
Cindy Kamler - What to do to help an injured animal

Care of Baby Owls  
Kay McKeever - What to do to care for a baby owl if found

 
 
 

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