Hunters' Ammo Choices Key to California Condor ComebackIn 2019, California instituted a statewide ban on lead ammunition for hunting to help the California condor recover. But condors have spread into Utah and Arizona, states where there aren't lead-ammo bans.
Mountain Lion Seen Wandering San Francisco Bernal Heights, Portola NeighborhoodsAuthorities warned residents in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights and Portola neighborhoods that a mountain lion was seen prowling the streets early Tuesday morning.
UPDATE: Bear Climbs Down From Tree Near Downtown San Anselmo Following Shelter-in-PlaceA bear that climbed up into an oak tree near downtown San Anselmo, drawing a response from police and wildlife officials for several hours Thursday evening, has climbed down on its own and was coaxed back into the woods below Mount Tamalpais.
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.
Coastside Cleanup Group Says Pandemic PPE Is Choking BeachesMasks and gloves may be saving lives on land but they're also bringing death to wildlife in and around our oceans.
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.
Dog Injured in Peninsula Cougar Attack Expected to RecoverA dog attacked by a mountain lion in Woodside Wednesday night is expected to make a full recovery, officials said.
Cleanup Crews Assessing Environmental Impact Of Grounded Vessel Near Dillion Beach
Elephant Seal Bulls Take Over Drakes Beach as Glad Gawkers GapeWith Saturday’s glorious weather, people flocked to Bay Area beaches. But one remained off limits, thanks to some large, lonely pinnipeds looking for a little peace and quiet.
Trump Vetoes California Driftnet Fishing Bill Co-Sponsored by Sen. FeinsteinPresident Trump has vetoed a bill that would have gradually ended the use of large-mesh drift gill nets used exclusively in federal waters off the coast of California.
Newly-Identified Dwarf Snake Species Named for California Academy of Sciences ResearcherThree snake specimens are the only known members of a new snake genus, called Levitonius, and a new snake species (Levitonius mirus) named for Alan Leviton, a researcher at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco.
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.
Trump Administration Opens Auction for Oil, Gas Drilling on California Public LandsOil and gas leases on federal public lands in California were put up for auction for the first time in eight years on Thursday, drawing protests from environmental organizations on grounds including threats to climate, human health and wildlife.
New Life for Stalled Plan to Demolish 4 Dams on Northern California's Klamath RiverAn agreement announced Tuesday paves the way for the largest dam demolition in U.S. history, a project that promises to reopen hundreds of miles of waterway along the Oregon-California border to salmon that are critical to local tribes.
San Francisco Firefighters Rescue Baby Raccoon Wedged in Tree, Name It 'Freedom'A baby raccoon trapped in a tree has been given the name "Freedom" by the San Francisco firefighters who rescued it Saturday night.