Poor Conditions at Lake Sonoma Lead to Relocation of Coho SalmonDrought and poor water conditions at Lake Sonoma prompted the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to move young coho salmon from Warm Springs Fish Hatchery in Geyserville to a conservation facility in Petaluma, in order to avoid heat stress.
Commercial Dungeness Crab Season On Hold While Wildlife Officials Watch Winter Whale MigrationCalifornia has delayed the commercial crab season until December 16, hoping the migrating whales will move down the coast to their winter calving grounds in Mexico.
Wildlife Agents Investigate Aptos Great White Shark DeathWildlife agents are investigating the death of a 9-foot-long great white shark after its mutilated body washed up on an Aptos beach last weekend.
Mountain Lion Captured At Santa Cruz Shopping CenterAn 80-pound mountain lion, who climbed up a tree outside a Santa Cruz shopping center, was tranquilized and captured Thursday morning, authorities said.
Haight Street Vintage Store Owner Cited For Selling Illegal Animal Goods Speaks OutA fashion store in San Francisco's Haight Ashbury neighborhood was cited Thursday for possession of illegal items made from animals protected by federal and state laws, a spokesman for the California Fish and Wildlife said Friday.
PG&E Responsible For Killing Fraction Of California's Suffering Salmon PopulationMore than one-tenth of a threatened population of California Central Valley salmon has perished after a utility diverted some water from their creek.