Dusky-footed woodrat flyer

A huge THANK YOU to Virginia Mickelson for the beautiful educational flyer she created to help warn people about using poisons and other lethal measure in the dusky-footed woodrat territory. Feel free to download HERE and share!

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Explaining the Buena Park coyotes

Buena Park Coyotes-it’s not what you think The city of Buena Park is no stranger to coyotes. Its namesake high school has the coyote for its mascot and everyone is familiar with the Los Coyotes Country Club. Both were named after a long-time Buena Park wildlife resident.

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6 owl nest boxes in one day!

On August 7th, a group of Carmel Valley Garden Club members, Tom Gano, Greg Thompson, Bob Byrne, Ed Morrow, Dean Hatfied, and John Brocco, gathered at Ed Dickson’s house to build a few barn owl nest boxes. Using Humane Wildlife Control’s unique design, the men constructed 6 owl nest boxes by the end of the day. Peggy Dickson provided refreshments and…

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Costa Mesa’s educational video on coyotes

Costa Mesa Coyote Education Video Coyote sightings and attacks on pets in Costa Mesa have been on the rise in recent months. The City has implemented a Coyote Management plan and offers the following tips and effective coyote strategies to help curb the coyote problem.

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Entire class of pesticides should be banned

Ban entire pesticide class to protect children’s health, experts say Evidence is ‘compelling’ that organophosphates increase risk of reduced IQs, memory and attention deficits, and autism for prenatal children

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City rats eat better

Study shows city rats eat better than country rats A pair of researchers, one with Trent University in Canada, the other the University of Manchester in the U.K. has found evidence that rats living in cities have a much richer diet than rats living in the country. In their …

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Human-bear conflict hot spots

Conservationists predict bear/human conflict hot-spots in new study A new study by WCS, American Museum of Natural History, and other partners uses long term data on bear mortality to map high-probability hot-spots for human-bear conflicts. The authors say this is a critical tool for wildlife …

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Zika pesticides harming honeybees

Honeybees at risk from Zika pesticides Zika – which can cause severe brain defects in unborn children – is spread by mosquitoes, so the insects are being targeted in the southern US where Zika-carrying mosquito species live.

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