monte merrick

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Introduction Monte Merrick began working with injured wildlife in 1999 at the PAWS Wildlife Center in Lynnwood, Washington. In 2002 he joined the response team with International Bird Rescue Research Center and the Oiled Wildlife Care Network in California. He has responded to a number of oil spills and other forms of industrial calamity, working with several organizations and agencies. He is a co-founder and co-director of bird ally x, a collective of wildlife caregivers based in Northern California. A poet and occasional publisher of other poets, Monte Merrick is married to artist Laura Corsiglia. They live between the redwoods and the sea