Drought Emergency: Dry Conditions Sending Wildlife Into East Bay NeighborhoodsFrom turkeys strolling along streets, to wild pigs appearing on surveillance video digging up yards, bone dry conditions in the hills has sent thirsty wildlife into neighborhoods, particularly in the East Bay.
Volunteers Carry Water Miles to Help Struggling Point Reyes Tule Elk Survive DroughtOn Saturday at Point Reyes, dozens of volunteers trekked 6 miles round-trip, carrying gallons of water, to replenish a watering hole used by tule elk trying to survive the drought.
California Drought: More Wild Animals Feeding In Backyards As Plants Dry Up In East Bay ParksMore hungry, wild animals are venturing into Bay Area backyards due to the drought. Within the East Bay Regional Parks it means wetlands and ponds are drying up and a lot of the native plants and trees are dying which takes a big toll on wildlife.
San Francisco Officials Plead With Residents To Stop Feeding Coyotes City officials issued another plea to San Francisco residents to stop from feeding wild coyotes who have been wandering the streets and parks, searching for food.
Escaped Bear Cub 'Tamarack' Burned in Wildfire Found Near Lake TahoeAn injured bear cub that escaped from a Lake Tahoe wildlife care center where he was being treated for burns suffered in a wildfire has been sighted clinging to a tree and officials at the center said Thursday they’re optimistic he can be rescued a second time.
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.