On the morning of July 1, 2016, residents in Oroville (about sixty miles north of Sacramento) spotted a mountain lion lounging in a tree near the intersection of Greenville and Myers Street.
Oroville Police and California Department of Fish and Wildlife officers responded. Though it took some time and a few attempts, the lion was eventually sedated. The hot weather and drugs can cause . . .
At Saturday's Nevada Board of Wildlife meeting in Elko, Commissioners voted down a request by trappers to extend the bobcat trapping season for an additional 35 days for a full four months of trapping.
Prior to the meeting, the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) had recommended slightly lengthening the season.
The Mendocino County Board of Supervisors agreed today to immediately terminate its contract with a notorious wildlife killing agency unless and until the county complies with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The agreement settles a lawsuit that a coalition of environmental and animal protection groups filed against the county.
Frustrated residents in southern Florida gathered last night at a community meeting to discuss a proposed development project on roughly 150,000 acres in Collier County.
Eight protected species, including the endangered Florida panther, live on the land. But the landowners say they only want to develop 45,000 acres of the property and will leave the rest protected for . . .
Officials in Connecticut are investigating possible evidence of a mountain lion in New Canaan after a woman on Fox Run Road reported spotting a large feline on March 30.
Five years ago, claims of a mountain lion in Connecticut would have been immediately dismissed or even laughed at. But on June 11, 2011 history was made when a wild mountain lion was struck by a vehicle and killed on . . .
In an effort to ensure responsible, science-based wildlife management practices and protect New Mexico's animals from indiscriminate injury and killing, conservationists have initiated a state appeal and a separate federal challenge of the validity of the expansion of cougar trapping in New Mexico.
Animal Protection of New Mexico (APNM) and The Humane Society of the United States (The . . .