El Dorado County Local News: Animals


All Local Animals News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

Image caption: RCDs look after the land, whether it’s used for grazing, growing, or getting out into nature.
California Dirt

What do resource conservation districts protect? Pretty much everything that’s worth saving.

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07/12/2024
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If you ever get the chance to go hiking with Wildlife Ecologist Tanya Diamond and Wildlife Researcher Ahíga Sandoval, don't be prepared to go fast.

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07/09/2024
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Month long effort sponsored by Bissell Pet Foundation

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07/08/2024
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Firefighters respond to all types of calls day in and day out. Regardless if its a medical aid, fire, a traffic accident or whatever has someone or something in distress, they are there in a moments notice, even it’s a wild bird suspended in the air by fishing line. 

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07/08/2024
Image for display with article titled Report of Dog Death on Social Media Triggers Investigation Into Harmful Algal Booms in South Lake Tahoe

Social media posts mourning the death of an owner's beloved dog has had many re-posting the incident with warnings about cyanobacteria in the water at certain beaches in Lake Tahoe.

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07/04/2024
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Headed to the Lake Tahoe Basin for a summer camping trip? Black bear biologists who work in the Tahoe Basin every day have some advice and thoughts to share to help keep Tahoe bears wild. 

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06/26/2024
Based on an investigation by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, the El Dorado County District Attorney has declined to press charges in the shooting of a bear in a South Lake Tahoe residence on May 27.

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06/22/2024
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The Tahoe Big Year, an event which is held every three years by the Tahoe Institute for Natural Science, welcomes birders of all abilities to head outside to find as many different species of birds as they can during the calendar year.

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06/21/2024
Funding of over $3 million was awarded for efforts to protect the lake from aquatic invasive species.

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06/16/2024
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Bears are hungry and scavenging for food anywhere they can find it, which includes trash cans, grills, garages, vehicles and homes. There are easy steps to keep bears wild and from you destroying your home and cars.

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06/12/2024
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With a million visitors flooding into the Tahoe Basin every day, wildlife officials urge caution to prevent conflicts between people and the region's growing bear population.

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06/06/2024
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As temperatures rise, bear cubs and yearling bears are emerging from winter dens. Some remain with their mothers, others are independent, and a few may show signs of illness.

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05/29/2024
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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife Law Enforcement Division have filed no charges against a homeowner who shot and killed a yearling bear after it entered his house through a backdoor on Memorial Day.

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05/29/2024
Advice for local gardeners now that winter is over and rattlesnakes are out and about.

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05/07/2024
Expert advice on staying safe during rattlesnake season.

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05/01/2024
Image for display with article titled Love Bears? Read This and Help Keep Tahoe Bears Wild

As human beings, we are innately fascinated with the natural world and often spend time and money to view the strength and resiliency of wildlife.

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04/29/2024
Image for display with article titled Baby Eagle Doing Well After Being Rescued From Fall Near Lake Natoma

A collaborative effort among Sacramento Metro firefighters, officials from California State Parks, Fish and Game, Wildlife Encounters, and Sierra Pacific Tree Services officials rescued an eaglet that had toppled out of its nest and was dangling 100 feet off the ground.

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04/24/2024
Several bills making their way through the California Legislature seek to address overcrowded animal shelters and streamline how animals receive care.

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04/20/2024
California has released 500,000 salmon into the Klamath River. As dams are removed, the fish will be some of the first to return to a free-flowing river.

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04/19/2024
Local county residents recount recent sightings of mountain lions near schools in populated areas.

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04/14/2024
Obstacles are mounting for officials who are attempting to rescue a young gray whale that was discovered entangled in a gillnet off Laguna Beach was recently sighted off the coast of Thornton State Beach in Daly City .
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