The late Larry Cassidy, a dedicated and influential advocate for fish and wildlife in the Northwest, is fondly remembered

Lewiston – Talk to the people who know Larry Cassidy and you’ll find prizes as thick as salmon and the famous steelhead on the Columbia River in the days before hydroelectric dams changed the system forever. Influential, tenacious, intelligent, tireless, dedicated, genuine and kind – just to name a few. Cassidy, of Vancouver, Washington, has … Read more

How solar farms can double as wildlife sanctuaries

Australia’s renewable energy transition has prompted the construction of dozens of large-scale solar farms. Prosperity helps reduce Australia’s dependence on fossil fuels, but it requires converting large tracts of land to host solar infrastructure. Solar farms are mostly built in rural areas. This has been raised concerns about a potential decline in both agricultural production … Read more

The Wildlife Council proposes to cancel Vasco stretch | Goa News

Panaji: The National Wildlife Council has proposed canceling the double-track of the Vasco-Castlerock-Tinaighat section, and instead laying double-track the Hubballi-Ankola road.Board members, while discussing the Karnataka proposal at the Standing Committee meeting of the Inter Railway Project pregnant and Ankola last month, said there was a “need to avoid” deforestation and, therefore, the double-tracking of … Read more

Mendocino County announces wildlife exclusion plan, and will collect metrics to shape the program • The Voice of Mendocino | Mendocino County, Katie Mendocino Voice

MENDOCINO Co, CA, 1/31/23 – Mendocino County is collecting data on the issues and needs of local wildlife–from small garden pests to large predators–to help shape a new exclusion program based on non-lethal measures and a “no-fault” door policy. . Acting Agricultural Commissioner Andrew Smith said in a presentation to the Board of Supervisors last … Read more

Farmers will be key to planning restoration of green spaces and wildlife in England | Access to green spaces

It took years of campaigns and collective encroachments For the government to put access to green spaces in England at the top of its agenda, as it did today in the Environment Improvement Scheme. During the pandemic, the importance of nature to our physical and mental well-being has become even more apparent – as has … Read more

Wildlife is in a habitat crisis – and needs our help

A recent New York Times headline provides what may best sum up the biodiversity crisis: “Animals are running out of living quarters. The world has lost half of its natural ecosystems, and wildlife populations have shrunk by an average of 68% since 1970. Why? As the Times article so accurately puts it, “Humans are taking … Read more

Ignoring Threat to Wildlife – Death of Maharashtrian Black Bucks highlights road homicide mitigation

New Delhi: It was twelve black bucks killing An accident along the Solapur-Bijapur highway in Maharashtra on Saturday night alarmed wildlife experts who stressed the need to implement mitigation measures along linear projects that interfere with wildlife movement. Linear projects such as roads and railways are known to cause habitat fragmentation, making it risky for … Read more

Gov. Inslee told he expects Wildlife Commission lawsuit to be ‘off balance’

By Raylene Rikaart / The Center Square Washingtonians for Wildlife Conservation announced last week that it intends to sue Gov. Jay Inslee for an “unbalanced” wildlife commission that fails to represent multiple viewpoints. The charge is that in recent years, the governor has “stacked” the nine-member Washington Wildlife Commission with environmental/animal rights members. Recreational fishermen, … Read more