Yolo County Local News: Animals


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

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06/11/2024
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On June 10, the Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District confirmed that the first mosquito sample of the season has tested positive for West Nile virus.

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05/13/2024
The Elk Grove City Council voted to approve the move of the Sacramento Zoo to a 100 acre lot at Kammerer Road and Lotz Parkway.

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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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04/14/2024
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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04/05/2024
UC Davis will be opening a new veterinary genetics research laboratory in Sacramento's Aggies Square.

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04/03/2024
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Have you seen the goats yet? Head over to the Clarksburg Branch Line Trail!

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03/30/2024
Captains of fishing boats on the California coast are bracing for salmon fishing to be severely restricted — or possibly canceled for a second year.

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03/27/2024
The goal is to eliminate habitat competition between "invasive" owls and native owls.

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03/26/2024
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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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03/26/2024
If hikers, bikers, campers, hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts haven't encountered a mountain lion while in the California wilderness, they might know somebody who has.

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03/05/2024
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Yolo County Animal Services staff said that more than 100 attendees were generous in their support of animal welfare in the community. Their commitment led to the successful adoption of 10 dogs and three older cats on Feb. 24.

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02/24/2024
There was a time not so long ago when trained observers were overwhelmed by the number of whales migrating through Monterey Bay.

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02/23/2024
The Wildlife Conservation Board voted to award $10.3 million to the Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County to preserve the 27,000-acre Camatta Ranch in Santa Margarita.

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02/14/2024
While temperatures aren’t warm enough for mosquitoes to run rampant, now’s the time to prevent breeding grounds.

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02/07/2024
Ten conservation groups filed an intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for its failure to list western wolves under the Endangered Species Act.

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02/01/2024
Each fall, millions of hunters across North America bag deer. Over the winter, people chow down on the venison steaks, sausage, and burgers made from the animals.

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02/01/2024
An extinct species of walrus was unearthed in Santa Cruz County, evoking a time when California was teeming with odd creatures that feel closer to fantasy than reality, researchers said.

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01/30/2024
Monarch butterflies have a long way to go before reaching stable population numbers.

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01/30/2024
Chinook and other salmon runs are collapsing. Conservation groups call it too little, too late. Plan includes dam removals and restoring river flows.
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