Caught on Camera: Bear in Tahoe City Effortlessly Opens SUV Door, Swipes CoolerA Tahoe City resident's security camera captured video of a California black bear opening the door of an SUV left unlocked outside her home.
California Tightens Rules On Use Of Highly Potent Rat Poisons Blamed For Killing WildlifeGov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday signed a bill widely restricting the use of certain highly potent rat poisons that are blamed for killing mountain lions, birds and endangered wildlife.
Scientists Say Bay Area Birds Piped Down During Coronavirus-Induced 'Silent Spring'San Francisco birds started singing much less loudly during the coronavirus lockdown, according to a new study published in Science.
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.
Feds Approve Killing California Sea Lions by Northwest States' Wildlife ManagersU.S. authorities on Friday gave wildlife managers in Washington, Oregon and Idaho permission to start killing hundreds of sea lions in the Columbia River basin in hopes of helping struggling salmon and steelhead trout.
Marine Mammal Center Biologists Concerned Over Spate Of Bay Area Animal EntanglementsLocal marine biology experts expressed concern this week over a spate of life-threatening marine mammal entanglements in ocean garbage and fishing gear along the California coast.
More Rattlesnake Sightings At Bay Area Parks, Trails, Homes Due To Early Mating Season
Fremont Police: Beware the Bobcat!The Fremont police department is advising residents to be alert and cautious after an animal they believe is a bobcat was spotted in the area of Mission Boulevard and Paseo Padre Parkway on Sunday
Fishing Boat Leaking Oil Washes Up On Point Bonita Beach Near Golden Gate BridgeA fishing vessel washed up on the shoreline of Point Bonita along the Marin County coast near the entrance to the Golden Gate Bridge Saturday afternoon, according to state wildlife officials.
Water District Seeks To Minimize Impact From Quickly Draining Anderson ReservoirThe Santa Clara Valley Water District wants to move quickly to drain the Anderson Reservoir and seismically retrofit the dam, but it also wants to move carefully to minimize impacts once the water is let go.
New Koala At SF Zoo Named Following Fundraiser Contest For Australian FiresA new koala at the San Francisco Zoo & Gardens has a name following a naming contest to raise money for Australian bushfire relief, zoo officials said Tuesday.
Endangered Gray Wolf Found Dead in Northern CaliforniaAn endangered gray wolf that wandered thousands of miles through Northern California has died, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Thursday.
Louisiana Sues California Over Alligator Products BanLouisiana is suing the state of California over its decision to ban the import and sale of alligator products, saying the ban will hurt an important Louisiana industry and ultimately could hurt the state’s wetlands.
Pets Go Missing As Hungry Coyotes Prowl In San Jose NeighborhoodThe Cambrian Park neighborhood in San Jose is dealing with countless coyote sightings and discovering their pets are going missing, but they’re learning all they can do is wait for the coyotes to move on.
Environmental Coalition Targets Illegal Pot Farms on California Public LandIn the Northern California wilderness, authorities are assessing the environmental impact and cleanup costs at a site where trees were clear-cut, waterways were diverted, and the ground was littered with open containers of fertilizer in September.