Journal archives for July 2018

July 23, 2018

The Endangered Species Act: On The Brink Of Extinction.

What does the future hold for wildlife conservation? Does the Endangered Species Act go too far? And if protections for animal species are relaxed, how much do industries stand to gain?

https://the1a.org/shows/2018-07-24/checking-on-the-endangered-species-act

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July 15, 2018

Early-morning wake-up yields dawn elk treasure.

Grizzly Island is along the lower Sacramento River Delta, south of Suisun City. A paved road enters the 88,000-acre Suisun Marsh and leads over a bridge at Montezuma Slough and beyond to the entrance station for Grizzly Island.

https://www.sfchronicle.com/sports/article/Early-morning-wake-up-yields-dawn-elk-treasure-13074604.php

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Hunting, wildlife and evolution.

Are modern-day hunting practices having any noticeable evolutionary or behavioral effects on wildlife populations?

https://augustafreepress.com/hunting-wildlife-and-evolution/

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July 03, 2018

Mills College Biology Professor Coauthors Research on the Social Personalities of California Ground Squirrels.

The study, titled Split between two worlds: automated sensing reveals links between above-and-belowground social networks in a free-living mammal, provides some important revelations about the ways that architecture shapes collective behavior

https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/18/07/p11967255/mills-college-biology-professor-coauthors-research-on-the-social-perso

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July 25, 2018

Interested in a Career as a Wildlife Officer? Now’s the Time to Apply!

Do you have a love of the outdoors and a passion for fish and wildlife conservation? The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) Law Enforcement Division (LED) is currently accepting applications for wildlife officers and cadets.

https://cdfgnews.wordpress.com/2018/07/24/interested-in-a-career-as-a-wildlife-officer-nows-the-time-to-apply/

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July 01, 2018

Sea lion undergoes surgery to remove fish hooks as entanglements increase.

Raptor, a sea lion found with fish hooks embedded in her mouth, is healing after sedation and surgery at the Pacific Marine Mammal Center in Laguna Beach.

https://www.vcstar.com/story/news/2018/07/01/sea-lion-undergoes-surgery-remove-fish-hooks-entanglements-rise/748897002/

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Scientists were studying this SLO County mountain lion. Now it's been killed.

The young male — named SM-2 — was one of two wild cats in San Luis Obispo County that scientists have been able to trap and affix with a radio collar for a statewide mountain lion project by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.

https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/environment/article214075569.html

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July 17, 2018

Wildlife Crews Sedate Mountain Lion In San Mateo.

This was the second successful experience San Mateo Police have had with Fish and Wildlife tranquilizing a mountain lion in this neighborhood. Before it’s released they’ll put a tracker on it in partnership with the Santa Cruz Puma Project.

The project allows for further study of the animals. It currently has around 60 of the big cats tagged in the region.

https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2018/07/16/san-mateo-police-wildlife-crews-respond-to-mountain-lion-sighting/

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July 04, 2018

Kit foxes are threatened. Could a new land purchase in SLO County help save them?

The parcel in the northern Carrizo Plain area is adjacent to land already owned by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. The land will be transferred to that department to be conserved in perpetuity as high-quality habitat for the endangered San Joaquin kit fox, giant kangaroo rat and other native species, conservancy president Neil Havlik said Tuesday.

https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/environment/article214301029.html

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Nutria pose ‘triple threat,’ officials warn.

Nutria are semi-aquatic rodents that the California Department of Fish and Wildlife has described as a "triple threat": They can damage crops, undermine levees and other water infrastructure, and wreak havoc on wetlands.

http://agalert.com/story/?id=12000

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