Featured in the film SAVING PELICAN 895, International Bird Rescue (fka International Bird Rescue Research Center) strives to provide the expertise and capacity needed to save oiled aquatic birds in emergency situations.
This wildlife rehabilitation non-profit organization that cares for nearly 3,000 injured, orphaned, and oiled native wild birds each year ranging from hummingbirds to eagles. The group takes a teamwork approach to oil spill training and response, stressing the need for multiple stakeholders to work together both in preparations for and response to oil spills.
The National Audubon Society supplied hundreds of volunteers to support wildlife rescue, rehabilitation, and protection efforts during the height of BP's Deepwater Horizon oil disaster. With more than 100 years of experience in Gulf Coast conservation and restoration, Audubon and its grassroots network of caring Americans work hard each day to build a brighter future for Louisiana 895 and all the other birds, wildlife, and communities of America's Gulf Coast.
LSTART is a volunteer organization whose mission is to prepare and train for emergencies that affect animals, and provide assistance in response and recovery when disasters occur.
Restore the Gulf is the official federal portal for the Deepwater BP oil spill response and recovery. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) oversees the implementation of the Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration (NRDAR) Program, the goal of which is to restore natural resources injured by contamination.
Louisiana State Government Resources
The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (DWF) is charged with managing and protecting Louisiana's abundant natural resources. The goal of the Emergency Response Section of the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is to provide immediate response to any environmental problem or emergency incident which threatens human health or the environment.
Produced by the Education Department of this preeminent scientific and cultural institution, this Bio Bulletin shows view satellite imagery of the shifting surface oil that resulted from the Deepwater Horizon explosion on April 20, 2010 and what's at stake.
The mission of this membership-based, coastal conservation organization is to ‘promotes the study and conservation of marine life and habitat, protects the coast from harm, and empowers others to do the same'. The group has chapters in the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast and Southeast US.