Lake Mendocino invasive mussel species inspections now seven days a week — The Ukiah Daily Journal

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Mendocino announced it will now be conducting inspections seven days a week for invasive mussel species, with help from the Sonoma County Water Agency, an increase from the current weekend inspections. The inspections will start every day on Sunday, March 1, and the inspectors will be looking […]Continue reading “Lake Mendocino invasive mussel species inspections now seven days a week — The Ukiah Daily Journal”

DNA Sequencing Saves Endangered Species

 DNA profiling, a technique where investigators compare the base pair order of DNA found at the crime scene to a suspect’s DNA. Now, another type of genetic analysis – DNA barcoding – is being used to combat illegal wildlife trading. Illegal wildlife trade is estimated to be right behind drugs and weapons in terms ofContinue reading “DNA Sequencing Saves Endangered Species”

Volunteer with Sloths

Famous the world over for their sluggish nature and comical facial expressions, sloths are revered amongst animal enthusiasts. These slow moving creatures are coming under increasing pressure in their natural rainforest homes due to rapid deforestation, resulting in a loss of habitat and enhanced exposure to predators. Unless something changes soon, sloth numbers will continueContinue reading “Volunteer with Sloths”

600 lb. grizzly bear captured in Sechelt, Sunshine Coast —

B.C. Conservation officers captured a 600-pound grizzly bear on the Sunshine Coast Thursday. via 600 lb. grizzly bear captured in Sechelt, Sunshine Coast —

Video shows bear walking in hallway at Montana high school

BOZEMAN, Mont. — A black bear was spotted walking down the hallway at a high school in Montana on Wednesday morning, according to multiple media reports. The bear entered the school through an open garage door in the back of the building at around 7:30 a.m. The bear exited the school through an open door after aboutContinue reading “Video shows bear walking in hallway at Montana high school”

Baby fox completely tangled in football net set free

This poor fox cub was almost strangled in a football net. He struggled a lot and ended up with the net tightly wrapped all around his body. All of this could have been avoided by, simply, rolling up the net or putting it away.  Thanks to the gentleman who spotted him so quickly, the cubContinue reading “Baby fox completely tangled in football net set free”

Vaquita population may be down to 50

Originally posted on Summit County Citizens Voice:
Illegal fishing drives species toward extinction A vaquita in the Gulf of California. Photo courtesy NOAA/Paula Olsen. Vaquitas live only in the northern end of the Gulf of California, where they are threatened by illegal fishing. By Bob Berwyn FRISCO — Illegal gillnet fishing in the northern Gulf…

Baby sloth advocates for a new park via Conservation International (CI)

http://www.conservation.org This baby sloth is advocating for the creation of a park in the Paramaribo, Suriname! The park would be a safe haven for sloths and other animals, and would also provide ecotourism opportunities. Monique Pool, founder of Green Heritage Fun Suriname, rescued many sloths after an area of forest within Paramaribo was cut down.Continue reading “Baby sloth advocates for a new park via Conservation International (CI)”

DO YOU WANT TO HELP???? THEN PLEASE READ VERY CAREFULLY, TAKE ACTION AND THEN PLEASE SHARE THIS FOR THE SAKE OF THE REMAINING AFRICAN LIONS <3

Originally posted on Great Cats of the "World":
 Via – Notch the Lion-King of the Mara and His Five Sons WAKE UP WORLD WAKE UP .VERY URGENT ESPECIALLY IF YOU ARE AN AMERICAN CITIZEN,TO SAVE THE LAST FEW ENDANGERED WILD AFRICAN LIONS THE WORLD NEEDS YOUR GOVERNMENT TO ACT ,WHICH IT ISNT AT…

Community Pool

Originally posted on The Daily Post:
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