Lake Tahoe Boat Inspectors Find Record Number Of Vessels With Invasive MusselsThe number of boats that inspectors stopped from launching at Lake Tahoe while carrying aquatic invasive species reached a record high this year, the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency said.
94 Square Mile Area Of San Jose Placed Under Fruit Fly QuarantineState agricultural officials have ordered residents in the southern and eastern parts of the city of San Jose not to move homegrown fruits and vegetables out of the area after invasive fruit flies from Asia were discovered.
Asian Fruit Flies Found In East San Jose, Pesticide Treatment PlannedAgricultural officials will apply pesticides in parts of San Jose this week after two fruit flies from southeast Asia were recently discovered.
Invasive Peach Fruit Flies Found In Palo Alto May Pose Threat To WildlifeSan Mateo and Santa Clara County officials are inspecting areas in Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park after two male peach fruit flies native to southern Asia were found locally.
Feds Seek To Dump Rodent Poison On Farallones To Kill Mice, Help BirdsThe rodents were introduced to the island nearly 200 years ago and have since "led to long-term ecological damage," according to a report.
Effort To Eradicate Invasive Nutria From California Sees ProgressMore than 400 nutria have been captured in the first year of an effort to eradicate the invasive South American rodent from California.
Woman Releasing Tilapia Into Lake Chabot Claims She Was 'Rescuing' Them From MarketA woman could face charges after she was found Monday releasing live tilapia into Lake Chabot in an attempt to rescue them from a local market.
Biologists Raise Concerns About Invasive Mud Snail In East Bay CreekFour years ago, a tiny invasive species was discovered in an East Bay stream that could threaten all other animal life in the water.
DNA Tool Helping Biologists Find Elusive Or Invasive SpeciesWhen salmon, salamanders or other aquatic animals shed skin cells, they leave behind traces of their DNA in the water, like clues left behind at a crime scene.
Smart Phone App Will Help Blow Whistle On Invasive SpeciesA scientist has developed a smart phone application to help keep track of invasive species.
Park Service Will Deploy Herd Of Goats To Chomp Invasive Plants At Point ReyesOfficials with Point Reyes National Seashore will begin an experiment next week to reduce the invasive plant species on about 12 acres of national parkland.
Chemical To Wipe Out Invasive Fish Species At San Francisco Presidio Mountain LakeAfter exhausting all their options, San Francisco conservationists are turning to a fish-killing chemical to try and rid a lake of invasive species.
Invasive Water Snakes Competing With Endangered California Garter Snakes For FoodScientists are concerned about two species of non-native snakes settling in waters around the Sacramento who are competing for food with California's own giant garter snake.
‘Popeye’ The Mussel-Sniffing Dog Visits Northern County Lakes Memorial Day Weekend Authorities are warning boaters at Lakes Sonoma and Mendocino to expect a visitor over Memorial Day weekend. Popeye, the mussel-sniffing dog, will be checking for pesky invasive species.