Proposed budget cuts to critical programs could have devastating impacts for Puget Sound and could spell extinction for Southern Resident orcas.
Posts Categorized: West Coast
June is Orca Month – and the Pacific Northwest is celebrating the Southern Resident orca – the most endangered community of resident killer whales in the world.
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.
As agencies fail to act in the face of devastating drought, conservation organizations are going to court to protect the water and wildlife in the San Francisco Bay-Delta estuary.
California’s Department of Pesticide Regulation confirmed the most widely used neonicotinoid – imdacloprid – is highly toxic to bees. Clearly, we need to ensure that higher levels of neonicotinoids, and other pesticides like it, are more intensely regulated in the name of the health of our pollinators.