Nevada County Local News: Animals


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

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12/15/2023
The wolf pack discovered this summer in Tulare County will now be called the Yowlumni Pack. The pack was found in the Sequoia National Forest near the Tule River Tribe of California’s reservation.

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12/13/2023
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has conducted the first beaver conservation release in nearly 75 years, working with the Maidu Summit Consortium to release a family of seven beavers into Plumas County.

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12/11/2023
Birds are affected by the mass use of fireworks on New Year’s Eve up to a distance of 10 km away, reports an international team of researchers.

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12/08/2023
A coyote recently was found at the $27 million Russian Hill home of AI mogul Sam Altman. This relates to a study, which found that coyote sightings were more frequent in higher-income areas of San Francisco.

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12/07/2023
Conservationists intend to shoot all of the deer on Santa Catalina Island by helicopter. Some people are opposed, either for not wanting to eliminate the deer or for missing out on future chances to hunt them.

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12/02/2023
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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking public input on a draft environmental impact statement and draft management strategy that addresses the threat of invasive barred owls to native spotted owls.

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12/01/2023
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To help keep Tahoe bears wild, the USDA Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit has issued an order that requires the proper storage of food and garbage on all National Forest System lands in the basin.

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11/24/2023
Livestock are responsible for half of all methane emissions in California. The White House is giving $21.4 million to California Dairies and $22.8 million to Dairy Farmers of America to help change this.

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11/17/2023
Over 50 people gathered at the North Star House to learn about completed projects and plans for upcoming years. Details showcasing restoration work were shared by members of the board of the North Star Historic Conservancy, which hosted the festive event.

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11/13/2023
A 2021 fire has helped bring wolves back to Southern California for the first time since the 19th century. A rancher is worried about how to keep wolves, which are federally protected, from harming cattle.

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11/06/2023
The Office of Habitat Conservation’s Restoration Center has awarded $27.8 million to bring Central California Coast coho salmon back to California rivers, funding projects by Trout Unlimited, the San Mateo and Gold Ridge Resource Conservation Districts, and the Nature Conservancy.

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10/31/2023
Researchers tell LAist that half of California’s population of Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep, which are endangered, died last winter due to record weather. Causes of death include avalanches, starvation and getting eaten by mountain lions after moving to lower elevations for food.

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10/20/2023
Written by Center for Biological Diversity scientist Tiffany Yap and illustrated by artist Meital Smith, “Tales of the Urban Wild: A Puma’s Journey” takes the reader through diverse habitats, across busy freeways and inside science labs to learn about one mountain lion’s survival story.

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10/11/2023
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A mushroom sprouting in the Lake Tahoe Basin is poisonous and may affect both humans and pets, according to a press release from Barton Health.

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10/02/2023
The case of West Nile virus was identified in September, and the patient is now doing well. This is the first diagnosed human case of the disease in Nevada County since 2018.

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09/21/2023
Animal Place, an animal sanctuary in Nevada County, is offering a program designed for students interested in farmed animals and their care. The program is sponsored by an organization called Leaders for Ethics, Animals and the Planet.

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09/20/2023
Image for display with article titled Placer Fish and Game Commission Grant Application Period Now Open

The commission awards grants with a maximum value of $1,000 for each successful proposal. These grants are designated for projects aligned with the objectives outlined in the California Fish and Game Code, Section 13103.

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09/12/2023
There’s an official state bird, mineral, tree, fish, insect, lichen, fabric, sport, dance, soil and even dinosaur.

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08/30/2023
A federal appeals court reversed the decision of a lower court that would have allowed exploratory drilling in California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains. The drilling threatened to harm an endangered fish and a dwindling population of bi-state sage grouse.

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08/28/2023
The protected frog populations are in the southern Sierra Nevada foothills, North Feather River, Central Coast and South Coast.
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