Special Reports

Gulf oil spill: How to help

n The Governor’s Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service is encouraging Floridians and visitors to watch for oiled wildlife, vegetation, and beaches by becoming a Coast Watch volunteer. Learn more at www.volunteerfloridadisaster.org.

n Report injured or oiled animals to the Wildlife Distress Hotline at (866) 557-1401.

n Report oiled shoreline to (866) 448-5816.

n Report a change in air quality to www.epa.gov/bpspill.

n For information on scheduled beach cleanups and other volunteer opportunities, visit http://www.volunteerfloridadisaster.org.

n BP has established a volunteer program. Learn more by calling BP’s toll-free community information line at (866) 448-5816.

n Wildlife, Inc. Education & Rehabilitation Center: call (941) 778-6324; e-mail caracara@juno.com; or visit www.volunteerflorida.org

SOURCES: Florida Division of Emergency Management and Herald sources.

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