George: An unfortunate loot hunt is often a key to saving

This is an opinion piece written by Bart George, a wildlife biologist and hunter in Northeast Washington. For another perspective, read “The Trophy Hunting That Leads Away from would-be hunters” by Professor and author Paul Lindholt. When it comes to wildlife management and hunting, I cannot go into poetic poetry, quote Shakespeare, or ponder philosophical … Read more

Back to Landscape: Southern Oregon Alliance Moves Ahead with I-5 Wildlife Crossings

One morning in late March, Charlie Shells, an ecologist with the Bureau of Land Management, walked across a steel railroad bridge that spans Interstate 5 near the summit of Siskiyou, four and a half miles from the Oregon-California border. Pebbles crushed under his feet with the roar of an uninterrupted river of cars and trucks … Read more

The US Fish and Wildlife Service is taking over nearly 250 acres of endangered forest in Cherokee County.

Cherokee County, Texas (KLTV) – The US Fish and Wildlife Service has acquired approximately 250 acres of benthic timber and pine forests with 4 miles of Neches River frontage in the Neches River National Wildlife Refuge in East Texas. Once covered nearly thirty million acres across the southeastern United States, today only a small percentage … Read more

Officials shut down the Sacramento Wildlife Welfare Association

State wildlife officials temporarily closed Sacramento County’s only wildlife rehabilitation facility to treat thousands of sick and injured animals a year after most of its employees left their jobs Wednesday. Officials from the Fish and Wildlife Department hung banners Wednesday evening at the entrance to the museum Wildlife Welfare Association In McClellan Park, people who … Read more

Several birds covered in oil from Charleston enter the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center | Climate and Environment News SC

Amy Salem began caring for the oil-covered eagle the moment she was admitted to the Carolinas Wildlife Rehabilitation Center on August 11. The bird, in West Ashley Pond, was moistened with intravenous fluids and received activated charcoal treatments to treat the effects of ingested oil it might have swallowed while brushing, or brush its feathers … Read more

Wildlife surveillance: deer management under surveillance

This story is excerpted from MT Lowdowna weekly newsletter that offers a more personal side to the Montana Free Press reporting. Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks last week released a list of 12-member proposals Citizen deer management advisory groupwhich was tasked with bringing “new eyes” to Issues surrounding elk management. The FWP staff rated both … Read more

The natural world in motion: Wildlife documentaries are local to our radar

The global climate has been in decline for decades now. The increase in the number and frequency of natural disasters is glaring evidence of that. Countries around the world are facing the real threats of climate change. Take Pakistan, for example. Since June this year, it has been inundated with rainfall and by August more … Read more