Wildlife

Rejoining a landscape: Southern Oregon coalition moves forward with I-5 wildlife crossings

One morning in late March, Charlie Schelz, an ecologist with the Bureau of Land Management, hiked across a steel railroad bridge that spans Interstate 5 near Siskiyou Summit, four-and-a-half miles from the Oregon-California border. Gravel crunched under his feet as a ceaseless river of cars and trucks roared below. At the end of the bridge, …

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NM needs $9 million to access federal wildlife restoration funds

It would take $9 million every year for New Mexico to access funds intended to preserve endangered species and plants and prevent federal restrictions to land access. US Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM) introduced the Restoring America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA) last year to appropriate $1.4 billion annually to state and indigenous wildlife management agencies to restore …

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DWR reminds public to leave wild animals in the wild – St George News

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is reminding the public to leave wild animals in the wild, location and date unspecified Photo courtesy of DWR, St. George News ST. GEORGE —The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is once again reminding the public about the dangers and legalities of trying to keep a wild animal as …

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What bat genes can tell us about coronaviruses

Researcher Hannah Frank looked at the complex interactions between bats and coronaviruses and how they evolved together. Credit: Rusty Costanza Bats have proteins in their cells that are more pressured by coronaviruses than the same proteins in other mammals, researchers found. That information may help scientists understand more about potential future pandemics. Scientists have wondered …

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Critter Control, the Nation’s Largest Nuisance Wildlife Removal Company, Announces the Opening of a New Franchise in Rio Grande Valley, Texas

Critter Control The opening of the Rio Grande Valley franchise will aid the community in the humane removal of area-common critters such as raccoons, snakes, rabbits, armadillos, bats and more. HARLINGEN, Texas, Sept. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Critter Control, an industry leader in the humane removal of nuisance wildlife, is pleased to announce the …

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Five Underrated US States For Wildlife Lovers

North Dakota’s Theodore Roosevelt National Park was established in 1978. getty When it comes to ecotourism, states like Alaska, Florida, and Hawaiʻi have all earned worldwide acclaim for their high levels of biodiversity and wealth of iconic species, but there’s a world of potential waiting to be discovered all across the United States. While each …

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Heritage Ridge Development Held Up by Wildlife Concerns

The Heritage Ridge housing project in Goleta hit an unexpected speed bump just hours before its second session at the city’s Planning Commission. Earlier that Monday, the city received a 17-page letter from state Fish & Wildlife regarding four issues on the site: among them a potential “taking” of habitat for a fully protected species …

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Critter Control, the Nation’s Largest Wildlife Nuisance

HARLINGEN, Texas, Sept. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Critter Control, an industry leader in the humane removal of nuisance wildlife, is pleased to announce the grand opening of its newest franchise location in Rio Grande Valley (“the Valley”), Texas, today. Owned and operated by franchisee, Weston Pawelek, who has spent over ten years in the …

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Gold Country Wildlife Rescue sees an uptick in work in recent years

LAKE OF LAKE TAHOE GOLD COUNTRY WILDLIFE RESCUES. WORKED AROUND RTOE HABIL, KACR THREE COMMUNITY CHAMPION, BUT THEIR WORK HAS SEEN A RAPID. INCREASE IN RECENT YEARS I’VE BEEN DOING THIS FOR OVER 30 YEARS. TO STEIN HAS A PASSION FOR THESE ANIMALS. THEY JUST CAME IN ABOUT AN HOUR AGO. THE FIRST THING WE …

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