California Steps Up Multimillion-Dollar Battle to Eradicate Nutria from State WetlandsThe Department of Fish and Wildlife was recently awarded $10 million to wipe out the large, invasive rodents and that effort is now well underway.
Mountain Lion Seen Roaming S.F. Golden Gate Park and Lake MercedSan Francisco park officials on Friday announced two confirmed mountain lion sightings, one at Golden Gate Park and the other at Lake Merced in the southeast part of the city.
$400,000 in State Funds for S.F. Rec and Parks to Benefit Seniors and SnakesKids, seniors and snakes will be among those who benefit from an influx of state funding to the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department, city officials announced Friday.
Prowling Mountain Lion Family Prompts Park Closure Near CupertinoA popular park in the South Bay is closed for the weekend because of a family of mountain lions that doesn't appear to be afraid of people.
Baby Herons, Egrets Rescued After Tree Splits in OaklandSixteen baby herons and egrets have been rescued after their tree collapsed in Oakland, hurling them from their nests to the pavement.
Bear Breaks Into Nevada County Man’s Laundry Room, Damages Washing MachineA brazen break-in was caught on camera in Nevada County last weekend, but the suspect is not who you would expect.
Lindsay Wildlife Experience Celebrates Oldest Living California Bird's BirthdayThe Lindsay Wildlife Experience in Walnut Creek is the oldest wild animal rehabilitation hospital in the nation. On Sunday, they celebrated a birthday for the worker who has been there the longest.
Lead-Poisoned Golden Eagle Released At Mount Diablo After RehabAfter months of hospital rehabilitation for lead poisoning, a rescued golden eagle finally had enough strength to go back to the wild Thursday.
Orphaned Seal Pups Fill Animal Center After Human Contact Scares Off MothersMarine wildlife rescuers say they are being inundated with orphaned seal pups, many of them abandoned by their mothers because of the actions of people on the beach.
2 Dead Whales Wash Up On Bay Area Shores In A DayTwo dead whale carcasses washed up on Bay Area shores on Tuesday afternoon, one in Richmond and one near Manor Beach in Pacifica.
Oakland Nonprofit Aims To Reduce Number Of Small Plastic 'Nurdles' Ending Up In OceanThere are growing protests over the amount of plastic "nurdles" ending up in the world’s oceans, but an Oakland nonprofit is helping find out where they're coming from and who's responsible for them.
Hundreds Of Fish Dead After Firefighter Foam Reaches Codornices CreekHundreds of fish died after firefighting foam that was used to put out a garbage truck fire in Berkeley reached Codornices Creek.
Blind Sea Lion at San Francisco Zoo DiesThe well-loved sea lion, named Silent Knight, had been receiving cancer treatments but an exact cause of death is unknown, zoo officials said.
Livestock Disease Linked to California Desert Bighorn Sheep Die-OffA new survey has found a sharp decline in desert bighorn sheep in Southern California and biologists suspect the cause is a disease contracted from domestic animals.
Endangered Burrowing Owls Return To Berkeley's Cesar Chavez ParkNo one has seen any endangered burrowing owls at Berkeley’s Cesar Chavez Park since 2017. Now that they've returned, people are talking about what to do to keep them there.