Wildlife Resources

Contra Costa County is home to many diverse and beautiful wildlife species.  The following resources constitute local organizations specializing in areas of wildlife research and control.

Native California Wildlife:

For questions, concerns, or advice on native or injured wildlife, contact the Lindsay Wildlife Museum at (925) 935-1978 or visit their website at http://www.wildlife-museum.org/.

Vector Control:

A vector is any animal or insect that is capable of transmitting diseases or causing harm to people and/or other animals.   Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District is a public health agency providing services for control or surveillance of mosquitoes, rats, mice, skunks, ticks, yellowjackets and bees.  Dead birds, especially crows, ravens, jays, hawks, owls and sparrows/finches should also be reported to Vector Control, as these particular species are highly susceptible to West Nile Virus.  For more information, please contact their local office at (925) 685-9301 or visit their website at Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District.

Other Resources: