Our team has been working for years to help livestock producers avoid conflicts with wolves, specifically because of the lethal results that these conflicts often end up having for wolves. In many cases, using nonlethal tools is enough to keep wolves away from livestock and out of trouble. This time, it wasn’t.
Posts Categorized: Living with Wildlife
The summer travel season is well underway. Many vacationers are hitting the highways seeking summer adventure and a change of scenery. At the same time, wildlife is on the move, with animals searching for food, raising their young, and looking for new territory.
Now that wolves have returned to California, where are they most likely to live? Will their new territories overlap significantly with grazing lands? What can we do to keep both livestock and wolves safe from harm? With our partners from the Bren School, we started looking for answers.
It might be easy to take bees and butterflies for granted when they’re flitting about in your yard, but did you know about 75% of global food crop production is made possible by pollinators?
All six species of sea turtle found in the United States are currently protected under the Endangered Species Act and various international regulations. But because so many different elements of sea turtles thrive on the black market, they are a prime target for wildlife traffickers.