With 2016 now in the rearview mirror, this is a good time to look back on our hunting experiences for the year and see how we could have done things better. God only knows how many deer and elk I passed by this hunting season without noticing they were there. The fact of...
With the calendar turned, it's time for a new look at some old neighbors. The Peninsular bighorn sheep that inhabit our Coachella Valley foothills are ancient veterans of desert living. They've been here for eons and in much larger numbers than now.
The rhythmic wop, wop, wop of the rotors in the distance signaled the doorless blue helicopter was on its way, four attached canvas bags swaying gently below. Once the aircraft arrived at the staging area, the pilot slowly decreased the bird's altitude and gently deposited...
In an effort to understand how the increased wolf population impacts other wildlife the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and the University of Washington will conduct a multiyear study, particularly focused on deer and elk herds in northeast Washington. Researchers...
Increased suburban sprawl equals more vehicles that animals have to contend with in order to follow natural migration routes. Because migration is essential to animal survival — both for over wintering and breeding — many states are taking action to create safe...
Bighorn sheep in the South Okanagan are facing a new threat on the heels of a pneumonia outbreak in 1999 that decimated the bighorn sheep herd around Vaseux Lake. Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Communications Officer Dave Townsend says ministry...
Seventy-five thousand wild horses and burros in the American West are caught in a political, emotional, and environmental controversy with two questions at its source: how should our public lands be managed, and how is "good" land management defined? Legally, there are...
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