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All About Equine rescues horses and other animals, providing food, shelter, and veterinary care while also educating the community to prevent future abuse, neglect and abandonment of animals.

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Rattlesnake Season is Back

05/07/2024

Expert advice on staying safe during rattlesnake season.

California Wants Better Animal Shelter Conditions, Stray Population Curbed

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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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. We have zoos, safaris, wildlife excursions, and more that are dedicated to viewing wildlife. These …

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Baby Eagle Doing Well After Being Rescued From Fall Near Lake Natoma

A baby eagle is reportedly doing well after falling from its nest near Lake Natoma over the weekend, becoming a priority for several agencies that responded to safely rescue the wayward eaglet.

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The Remarkable Return of Sandhill Cranes

As spring returns to Lake Tahoe, a story of resilience and resurgence is also unfolding. It's the migration of the Sandhill Cranes – magnificent birds that once upon a time had all but vanished from the Tahoe region.  

Image caption: A beaver dam and pond in the eastern Sierra.
Beavers Can Help Stop Wildfires

Beavers create unburned islands where plants and animals can shelter from megafires, research has confirmed. A movement is afoot to reintroduce the rodents to the state's waterways.

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Tips for Dealing With Hungry Bears Awakening

Truckee Tahoe Litter Group.
Bears are awake and already causing havoc to cars and homes as they search for food. There areeasy steps to take to keep homes and vehicles safe from bears. Follow these tips from the BEAR League …

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Calif. Division of Boating and Waterways Offering Grants for Quagga, Zebra Mussel Infestation Prevention Programs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California State Parks' Division of Boating and Waterways is offering grant funding to prevent the further spread of quagga and zebra mussels into California's waterways. Funded by the California Mussel Fee Sticker (also known as the Quagga …

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Roadkill surveys could save animal lives

LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Ecologist Tanya Diamond gets up every morning and checks messages for roadkill sightings. It's the least fun, but one of the most important parts of her job.

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Lucky Beaver Bar and Burger donates $25k to Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care

STATELINE, Nev. – In a demonstration of solidarity and compassion, Lucky Beaver Bar and Burger with locations in Stateline and Reno Nevada, has escalated their support for local wildlife by generously donating $25,000 to Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care.

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Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care names Cathrine Mendez as new Executive Director

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care Board named Cathrine Mendez the new Executive Director of LTWC.

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Fish and Wildlife Service seeks public comment on draft strategy to manage invasive barred owls

LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking public input on a draft environmental impact statement and draft Barred Owl Management Strategy that addresses the threat of the non-native and invasive barred owls to native northern …

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