Oro Valley residents worry about litter in wildlife corridor

Oro Valley residents worry about litter in wildlife corridor

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) — Barbed wire, broken glass and other debris are piling up in an area where wildlife is common and it’s becoming an eyesore for some residents. This takes place in the Wildlife Corridor near the Oro Valley Market off Tangerine. Some locals worry that this trash could harm wildlife if … Read more

Wildlife Crossings on Highways for Safer Travel for Everyone in San Benito County

Santa Cruz Land Trust Executive Director Sarah Newkirk, California Secretary of Natural Resources Wade Crowfoot and Santa Cruz County Supervisor Bruce McPherson. Photo courtesy of Caltrans District 5.

Projects in Santa Cruz and Pacheco Pass are reconnecting habitats and reducing animal-vehicle collisions. April 29, Caltrans and the California Natural Resources Agency, along with local partners including the Land Trust of Santa Cruz County and the Santa Cruz Regional Transportation Commission, opened an underpass that will allow mountain lions and other wildlife to travel … Read more

Montana’s Matson Lab at the forefront of wildlife dental data | wild montana

Montana's Matson Lab at the forefront of wildlife dental data |  wild montana

MANHATTAN, Mont. – With the microscopic image projected onto a screen, Carolyn Nistler quickly counted age rings resembling the contoured elevation lines of a topographic map, arriving at the age of 14 for this northern European lynx . “If they all looked like this, our jobs would be so much easier,” she said. “It’s just … Read more

Vermont Fish and Wildlife offers spring birding tag

Vermont Fish and Wildlife offers spring birding tag

The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is urging birders to observe wildlife and state guidelines this spring as birds migrate to Vermont for warmer days. Here’s how to make sure you’re taking care of your environment while being on the lookout for birds this season, according to the American Birding Association’s Birding Code of … Read more

California Federal Politicians Ask Biden to Fund Salton Sea to Restore Wildlife Habitat | News

California Federal Politicians Ask Biden to Fund Salton Sea to Restore Wildlife Habitat |  News

Washington D.C.- Senators Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla and Representatives Raul Ruiz, Juan Vargas, Grace Napolitano and Jared Huffman appealed to the Ministry of the Interior, the Ministry of Agriculture and the Army Corps of Engineers on Tuesday, March 29, to jointly develop a short-term funding plan to restore wildlife habitat along the Salton Sea … Read more

Minnesota researchers test wildlife for COVID

moose testing wildlife for COVID

At the Grand Portage Reservation in northern Minnesota, researchers are administering COVID tests to bears, moose, deer and wolves in an effort to understand the prevalence of the virus in local wildlife. SARS-CoV-2 – the virus that causes COVID-19 in humans – has already been widely documented in white-tailed deer in Iowa, and the Utah … Read more