Wildlife

lake tahoe

Lake Tahoe’s Tiniest Creatures Disappearing At Alarming Rate

Researchers at Lake Tahoe are trying to figure out why some of the tiniest creatures and plants at the bottom of the alpine lake appear to be disappearing at an alarming rate.

01/19/2015

Bufflehead Contaminated

Dozens Of Shorebirds In East Bay Found Coated With Mysterious Goo; 20 Dead, 89 Affected

Wildlife officials have a mystery on their hands after dozens of shorebirds in the East Bay were found covered with a strange gooey substance this week.

01/18/2015

A goat feeds on weeds.

Park Service Will Deploy Herd Of Goats To Chomp Invasive Plants At Point Reyes

Officials with Point Reyes National Seashore will begin an experiment next week to reduce the invasive plant species on about 12 acres of national parkland.

01/18/2015

(Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

What’s That Smell? Skunks In Heat (Get Used To It)

If you think you’ve been smelling a lot of skunks in your neighborhood, the Humane Society reminds us that it’ll probably get worse, as February through March is peak of skunk mating season.

01/16/2015

(Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

San Jose Animal Care Center Trains Volunteers To Search And Rescue Injured Wildlife

San Jose is responding to the need for wildlife animal rescue volunteers by providing animal lovers search and rescue techniques for injured creatures at the city’s Animal Care Center.

01/16/2015

Water Pump

Central Valley Water District Strikes Deal With Feds Over Contaminated Irrigation Project

A Central Valley water district that is the country’s largest says it has reached a deal with the federal government in a decades-long dispute over thousands of acres of contaminated land.

01/11/2015

Coyote

Fremont Police Kill Coyote After It Attacked Residents On Christmas Afternoon

Officers killed a coyote after the animal attacked and bit several residents in Fremont on Christmas Day.

12/26/2014

"Cinder" the bear cub was badly burned in a Washington state wildfire and cared for at a Lake Tahoe wildlife facility. (CBS)

Bear Cub Badly Burned In Washington Recovering After Stint In Tahoe Wildlife Facility

An injured bear cub who was recovering at a Lake Tahoe wildlife facility is going back home.

11/24/2014

A ground squirrel photographed in a California public park. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Squirrel Sets Off 2 Power Outages That Affect 2,000 Cupertino Customers

Power has been restored to nearly 2,000 customers following two separate power outages in Cupertino Saturday morning caused by a squirrel.

11/22/2014

Sea Lion Rescued

Abandoned Sea Lion Pup Recovering At Marine Mammal Center After Coast Guard Rescue

A baby sea lion is making a recovery in the Bay Area thanks to an unusual Coast Guard rescue.

11/21/2014

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