This is a sad story about logging and hatchery fish. While it is true that the coast range has many naturally occurring landslides, the fact that an old logging road was discovered in the slide area means it has a high likelihood of creating the conditions for this looming landslide. Old logging roads were built … Continue reading Landslide could devastate Alsea salmon center
The U.S. Department of Agriculture killed more than 23,000 beavers last year. There’s a better way to manage our ecosystem engineers. Each spring Wildlife Services, the branch of the U.S. Department of Agriculture tasked with controlling problematic fauna, engages in a ritual as reliable as snowmelt or bird migration: It announces how many wild animals … Continue reading Can Wildlife Services Learn to Believe in Beavers?
A petition to have steelhead trout designated as endangered under the Species At Risk Act has been presented in the House of Commons - leaving government 45 calendar days to provide a response. The depth of concern and directness of action is growing for Thompson River wild steelhead - but will the First Nation and … Continue reading Steelhead petition presented in House of Commons