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First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

State Gets Closer To Ban On Wildlife-Killing Contests

The campaign to end wildlife killing contests like the annual "Coyote Derby" in Adin, California got a boost this week, as the California Fish and Game Commission voted 3-2 to propose a rule that would ban offering prizes for killing predatory mammals ... [Published KCET - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Griffith Park Mountain Lion Suffering From Rat Poison, Scientists Say

A much-celebrated Los Angeles puma whose image graced the pages of a national magazine last year is suffering serious health effects from exposure to rat poison, according to biologists working with the National Park Service.P-22, the Griffith Park puma ... [Published KCET - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

California Doesn't Have an Official Amphibian, But It Might Soon

California is big on symbolism. Over the years, the state legislature has designated lots of Official State Things, some of them fairly obscure. In addition to the usual State Bird, the California quail, we also have an official state soil , an official ... [Published KCET - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Palmdale Adding Lots of Urban Solar

The Los Angeles County desert community of Palmdale is adding urban solar in a big way. The city announced Monday that it's building almost a megawatt of solar generating capacity in town to help meet its renewable energy and greenhouse gas targets.Under ... [Published KCET - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

New exhibit of Williams family baskets to be featured in Milano Gallery

06:00 AM By Charles White, Contributing Writer Related PhotosRefugia Williams was a well known weaver of Kawaiisu baskets. Known for their fine quality and designs, four of her original baskets are on exhibit at the Tehachapi Museum. Photo courtesy ... [Published Tehechapi News - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Groups Plan To Sue Over Agency Negligence On Desert Tortoise, Other Wildlife

Charging that the Bureau of Land Management has failed to fulfill its legal obligations to monitor and report on threats to the desert tortoise and other imperiled species in the California desert, a consortium of environmental groups says it plans to ... [Published KCET - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

California Regulators Protect Rooftop Solar From Utilities

The state agency charged with regulating public utilities Thursday announced that Californians who sell extra power from their rooftop solar arrays to the state's utilities can keep doing so at current rates for 20 years.On Thursday, the California Public ... [Published KCET - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Gearing Up for Joshua Tree… and 3 quick tips for making star trials

The silhouette of a Joshua tree after sundown. Shot at 1.3 seconds, f18, ISO 200 and with a 14-24 Nikon f2.8 lens.This year, next month really, we are returning to Joshua Tree National Park for another workshop.  Yes, I am known mostly as an ocean dude, ... [Published Outdoor Photographer - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

In Effort to Help Wildlife, California Bans Household Rat Poisons

The California agency responsible for regulating pesticide use in the state has banned household use of rodent poisons that have shown to cause serious damage to the state's wildlife.On Tuesday, the state's Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) ruled ... [Published KCET - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Reward Increases for Clues in Poisoning of Biologist's Pet Dog

Nyxo | Photo: Mourad GabrielThere are still no answers as to who poisoned a pet dog belonging to a scientist studying rat poisons' effect on wildlife, but enviros are hoping that an increased reward will bring leads in the case.Nyxo, a dog who belonged ... [Published KCET - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

National Park Service Slams Solar Project Near Mojave Preserve

The National Park Service isn't happy about a proposal to build a large solar facility on almost 4,200 acres next door to the Mojave National Preserve. The agency is citing the project's threats to wildlife, rare plants, groundwater, air quality, and ... [Published KCET - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

Desert Solar Power Plant a Risk to Air Safety, Say Pilots

Pilots flying both private and commercial aircraft near Las Vegas have filed complaints abut possible unsafe conditions caused by a large solar power plant in the Mojave Desert, according to documents filed with a state agency, and Las Vegas officials ... [Published KCET - Mar 12 2014]

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...that it is legal to kill coyotes, foxes, bobcats, and other wildlife as part of a tournament for prizes and 'recreational fun'," said Camilla Fox. "They're even more shocked to learn that thousands of such contests take place each year in the U S killing tens of thousands of wild animals. This vote brings us one step closer to reforming how predators are managed in this state."
...Seth Riley, an urban wildlife expert at Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. "When people put these bait traps outside their homes or businesses, they may not realize that the poison works its way up the food chain, becoming more lethal as the dose accumulates in larger animals."
Perez says that recognizing Rana draytonii as the state's official amphibian will "broadcast and reinforce the state's commitment to protecting endangered species." Sounds good to us
"We are very proud of what this project is going to accomplish," said Palmdale Mayor Jim Ledford. "It not only will save the taxpayer money, but it will help the city meet its Greenhouse Gas reduction requirements and goals, and allow us to keep our Renewable Energy Credits for future use. We're also proud that we took the extra steps to make these structures more aesthetically appealing by adding color and architectural features so that they are visually compatible with their surroundings."

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State Gets Closer To Ban On Wildlife-Killing Co... [Published KCET - Apr 19 2014]
Griffith Park Mountain Lion Suffering From Rat ... [Published KCET - Apr 18 2014]
California Doesn't Have an Official Amphibian, ... [Published KCET - Apr 10 2014]
Palmdale Adding Lots of Urban Solar [Published KCET - Apr 09 2014]
New exhibit of Williams family baskets to be fe... [Published Tehechapi News - Apr 02 2014]
Groups Plan To Sue Over Agency Negligence On De... [Published KCET - Apr 01 2014]
Channel Island Lizard Taken Off Threatened List [Published KCET - Mar 31 2014]
California Regulators Protect Rooftop Solar Fro... [Published KCET - Mar 27 2014]
Gearing Up for Joshua Tree… and 3 quick tips fo... [Published Outdoor Photographer - Mar 22 2014]
In Effort to Help Wildlife, California Bans Hou... [Published KCET - Mar 20 2014]
Reward Increases for Clues in Poisoning of Biol... [Published KCET - Mar 18 2014]
National Park Service Slams Solar Project Near ... [Published KCET - Mar 17 2014]
Better Protection Coming for Seabird in Santa C... [Published KCET - Mar 12 2014]
Desert Solar Power Plant a Risk to Air Safety, ... [Published KCET - Mar 12 2014]
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