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Wish List

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Wish List

The CRC is always in need of various supplies to help us with our rehabilitation and education missions. A list of our ongoing needs can be viewed below. Donations are tax deductible and can be dropped off at the California Raptor Center during operating hours (9a-4p weekdays, 9a-12p Saturdays). You can also call the rehabilitation office at (530) 752-6091 to arrange drop-off.  

Recurrent Needs (things we use a lot of):

  • Dish soap refills (e.g. Dawn)
  • Hand soap refills (e.g. Softsoap)
  • Nitrile gloves - S, M, L
  • Garbage bags (13 gallon kitchen bags)  

Facilities and Grounds: 

  • Garden hoses (prefer 50 ft or longer and made of rubber for durability)    
  • Adjustable, twist brass hose nozzles  
  • Power washer  
  • Molded plastic utility carts (example)
  • Industrial shelves (example)
  • Industrial metal storage cabinet with locking doors (example)
  • Walkie-Talkies (prefer set of 6-8 with charger, long range) (example)
  • Weed whacker
  • WD-40
  • Stone pavers  



Husbandry and Enrichment: 

  • Astroturf (preferred brand: Grassworx Astroturf Specialty Rolls 3' x 50')
  • Pipe foam insulation, 3/4" thick
  • Black, braided nylon rope 5/8" thick
  • Falcon block perch (example)
  • Large branches, logs, and tree stumps for perching
  • Large rocks and boulders
  • Water bowls and bath pans (exampleexampleexample)
  • Misting system for cages (example)