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Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care, Inc. (LTWC) works to raise, rehabilitate and release orphaned and injured wild birds and animals from our South Lake Tahoe, CA facility. The birds and animals we care for come from the surrounding region including across Northern California and Nevada.

Hawk being released into the wild

LTWC is an independent, nonprofit volunteer organization and operates under permits issued by California Fish & Game and the United States Department of the Interior & Wildlife Service. No fee is charged for any bird or wild animal brought to the center, nor is any wild animal refused care.

Bear cubs at LTWC

From a handful of people in 1978 with an idea to help wildlife in their area, LTWC has grown to an organization that now provides a service to more than nine counties in California and Nevada surrounding the Lake Tahoe region.

Please note, our facility is not open to the public.

Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care, Inc. (LTWC) is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization. Our Federal ID number is 94-2799765.