Bay Area Mountain Lions Increasingly Spotted In Residential AreasAre the mountain lions of the Bay Area retreating from the Santa Cruz Mountains and into the urban sprawl?
Bear Kills Family Goat at Rural Solano County RanchThe Flores ranch in rural Solano County was quiet Wednesday afternoon, but a bear made a rude and ravaging ruckus at around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday night, according to the Solano County Sheriff's Office.
Bizarre Bear Behavior in Northern California Linked to Brain Disease, Source UnknownThe California Department of Fish and Wildlife started studying overly-friendly bears in 2014. Necropsies showed the animals had encephalitis but there’s no telling yet how they’re getting it.
After 100 Years, California Condor Could Return to Far North Counties, Oregon and NevadaThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to allow the release of captive-bred California condors into Redwood National Park as early as this fall to create a “nonessential experimental population” for California’s far north, Oregon and northwestern Nevada.
State Officials Ask for Help Stopping Spread of Zebra MusselsThe California Department of Fish and Wildlife asked stores and consumers this week to help stop the spread of a dangerous invasive mussel found in aquarium moss balls sold nationwide.
Multiple Agencies Ramp Up Search For Rogue Coyote That Bit 5 Lamorinda VictimsA variety of federal, state and local agencies are currently cooperating in a massive effort to find and capture an aggressive coyote that has bitten five people in the East Bay since July of last year.
Coyote That Attacked Girl In Moraga Determined To Be Same One In Previous Lamorinda AttacksA coyote that attacked a 3-year-old girl walking with her mother along a neighborhood street in Moraga has been confirmed to be the same coyote responsible for a series of attacks on humans in the area.
COVID: CA Allows Camping To Resume On State-Owned LandsThe California Department of Fish and Wildlife allowed camping to resume Monday on state-operated lands and wildlife areas and federal wildlife refuges.
State Officers Remove 3,000 Pounds of Trash From Big Sur Marijuana Grow SiteState wildlife officers removed 3,000 lbs. of trash, hundreds of feet of plastic irrigation piping, discarded camping equipment and other debris at an illegal marijuana operation in the Los Padres National Forest in Big Sur.
3 Arrested After Park Police Discover Pot Grows in Sonoma, Napa County ParksLaw enforcement agents for California State Parks uncovered multiple illegal pot grows at Robert Louis Stevenson and Sugarloaf Ridge state parks over the summer, leading to the arrest of three Santa Rosa men.
Rescue Team Drags Bear Injured in Bear Fire Up Rough Terrain to SafetyA small team of state biologists and local law officers hauled a 350-pound black bear injured in the Bear Fire in Butte County across rough terrain to safety.
Deadly Deer Disease Spreading Through Bay AreaA highly contagious, deadly virus for which there is no vaccine is making its way through Bay Area counties and it isn't the coronavirus.
Northern California's Gray Wolf Pack Has 8 New PupsThe California Department of Fish and Wildlife says eight new gray wolf pups were tallied in recent months in the Lassen Pack in northeastern California.
California Killing Millions Of Trout To Stop Bacterial Outbreak Threatening Hatcheries, FarmsCalifornia will kill 3.2 million trout to stop the outbreak of a bacterial infection that’s threatening hatcheries. Outbreaks have been reported in fresh and saltwater fish farms, shellfish hatcheries, cattle and poultry farms around the world,
Deadly Rabbit Disease Found In California For 1st Time; Does Not Affect HumansA highly contagious and deadly rabbit disease has been found in California for the first time, the state Fish and Wildlife Department said.