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Endangered Species

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  • Extensive salvage logging proposed for Rim fire area

    Extensive salvage logging proposed for Rim fire area
    The U.S. Forest Service is proposing an extensive salvage operation to log dead trees on about 46 square miles of timberland charred in last year's massive Rim fire in the Sierra Nevada. The project would be one of the largest federal salvage efforts in...
  • Congressmen question costs, mission of Wildlife Services agency

    Congressmen question costs, mission of Wildlife Services agency
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture's inspector general will investigate a federal agency whose mission is to exterminate birds, coyotes, mountain lions and other animals that threaten the livelihoods of farmers and ranchers. The investigation of U.S....
  • Idiocy is not a First Amendment offense

    Fair warning: This is about the "Duck Dynasty" controversy. Yes, I know. I'm sick of it, too. Still, relying upon my First Amendment right to freedom of speech, I will make a few observations about Phil Robertson, the grizzled Louisiana duck hunter...
  • Number of gray whales seen migrating south doubles from a year ago

    Number of gray whales seen migrating south doubles from a year ago
    The number of gray whales spotted migrating south off the Southern California coast in December was double what it was compared with the same period last year, raising questions about whether it reflects changing migration patterns or perhaps a population...
  • Letters: Wildlife 'Services' in name only

    Re "Whom does Wildlife Services serve?," Jan. 5 Thank you for your story on the secretive federal agency that kills millions of wild animals every year, including endangered species. Beyond investigating the U.S. Wildlife Services' indiscriminate...
  • Brown budget proposes more spending but also fiscal restraint

    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown persuaded Californians to elect him by promising to fix the state's financial problems, and his latest budget proposal will play a big role in his effort to stay in the job. His $155-billion blueprint, unveiled...
  • Decline of Earth's top carnivore species damages broader ecosystems

    Decline of Earth's top carnivore species damages broader ecosystems
    Three quarters of the species of top carnivores – lions, wolves, polar bears among them – are steadily declining worldwide, creating a cascade of negative effects that may threaten the planet’s top predator, man, according to a panel...
  • Boardwalk is going nowhere

    Boardwalk is going nowhere
    On a recent sunny afternoon, nature was buzzing around a section of the newly revitalized area of Fairview Park. Birds and other wildlife were all around, sounding off in the trees, ponds and thick brush beyond the manicured walking trails of the park's...
  • Bald eagles' numbers soaring in Illinois

    Bald eagles' numbers soaring in Illinois
    Despite the cold weather — and also because of it — thousands of people are grabbing their binoculars this winter and heading out to find bald eagles in Illinois. Chances are better than ever they'll see scenes like the one Thursday near...
  • Granite removed from Fairview Park trails

    Granite removed from Fairview Park trails
    It's official: There is no more illegally placed decomposed granite in Fairview Park. Hired crews from an environmental consulting firm recently finished the dusty job of fully removing the dirt-like material from two trails in the Costa Mesa park's...
  • Novel works from Generous Company, Rhymes With Opera

    Novel works from Generous Company, Rhymes With Opera
    Getting out of the local cultural mainstream, I recently took in the premiere of "Where the Whangdoodle Sings" by Generous Company at Theatre Project and the first staged presentation of "Red Giant" by Rhymes With Opera at the Windup Space....