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Invasive Species News ItemsPlague of giant, buck-toothed rodents invades California - New York Post2/20/2018 10:41:00 AM
New York Post Plague of giant, buck-toothed rodents invades California New York Post Nutria, a type of large, rat-like rodent with large bucked teeth, has decided to make California its newest home, and researchers have discovered that the pests are breeding in massive numbers all along the coast. The rodents, which can grow to be as ...
Nutria Have a History of Destruction in the U.S. - National Geographic2/16/2018 3:29:25 PM
Newsmax Nutria Have a History of Destruction in the U.S. National Geographic The invasive species can grow as large as 20 pounds and has large buckteeth. California Scrambles to Contain Infestation of 20-Pound Rodents ... Newsmax Giant Rodents Invade California; Hotline Set Up to Track Them | The ... The Weather Channel all 4 news articles »
Nutria, an invasive pest thought to be eradicated, spotted in ... - Union Democrat2/14/2018 9:41:50 PM
Union Democrat Nutria, an invasive pest thought to be eradicated, spotted in ... Union Democrat A long-whiskered, buck-toothed rodent called a nutria has come back to Tuolumne County for the first time in nearly 50 years, a situation troubling to local, state and federal wildlife authorities. Nutria are on the state's invasive species list, even ... Giant rodents with orange teeth are invading California - IBTimes UK International Business Times UK all 5 news articles »
Large invasive rodent threatens California's natural resources, - yourcentralvalley.com2/14/2018 2:04:29 PM
yourcentralvalley.com Large invasive rodent threatens California's natural resources, yourcentralvalley.com FRESNO COUNTY, California - Since March of last year, there have been more than 20 sightings of a damaging invasive species of rodent called a nutria. It's a species that could devastate California's natural and agricultural resources. Wetland ... Invasive 20 Pound Rodents Are Making a Comeback - February 14 ... SF Weekly 20-Pound Rodents Invade California; Hotline Set Up to Track Them ... The Weather Channel all 4 news articles »
THE PRINCESS BRIDE's Rodents of Unusual Size Do Exist - Nerdist2/13/2018 5:06:11 PM
Nerdist THE PRINCESS BRIDE's Rodents of Unusual Size Do Exist Nerdist In a story we came across at Fox's affiliate KTVU in Oakland, California's Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking the public's help in stopping the outbreak of nutria, “large, semi-aquatic rodents that reach up to 2.5 feet in body length, 12-inch ...
California Has Set Up A Hotline Due to Invasive, 20-Pound Rodents - Futurism2/13/2018 2:38:54 PM
Futurism California Has Set Up A Hotline Due to Invasive, 20-Pound Rodents Futurism Invasive rodents that are nearly four feet long have re-emerged in California. The species destroys wetlands and can introduce diseases into water supplies. and more »
California Officials Set Up Invasive Swamp Rodent Hotline - NPR2/12/2018 8:37:24 PM
NPR California Officials Set Up Invasive Swamp Rodent Hotline NPR California has a giant rodent problem. To clarify, it's not that California has a huge problem with run-of-the-mill rats, it's that the state has an emerging problem with jumbo-sized critters. Nutria, otherwise called Myocastor coypus, were thought to ... and more »
Invasive rodents found in California's San Joaquin Valley | The ... - Fresno Bee2/9/2018 4:11:47 PM
Fresno Bee Invasive rodents found in California's San Joaquin Valley | The ... Fresno Bee California Fish and Wildlife issued a warning about nutria, a 2-foot-long invasive rodent that has been discovered in the San Joaquin Valley. Why California is freaking out over this invasive giant swamp rodent Sacramento Bee Have You Seen This Rodent? California Wildlife Officials Want to Know NBC Southern California California officials ask for public's help against invasive rodents KRON4.com Sierra Sun Times all 15 news articles »
Nutria Discovered in San Joaquin Valley; CDFW Seeks to Prevent ... - CDFW News2/8/2018 2:18:47 PM
CDFW News Nutria Discovered in San Joaquin Valley; CDFW Seeks to Prevent ... CDFW News The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has become aware of a population of invasive nutria (Myocastor coypus) reproducing within the San Joaquin Valley. Given the severity of potential impacts and the impacts realized in other infested ... and more »
Native Species News ItemsJudge Orders a New Look at California Water Transfer Program - Courthouse News Service2/20/2018 5:08:29 AM
Courthouse News Service Judge Orders a New Look at California Water Transfer Program Courthouse News Service The snakes, one of North America's largest native species , are endemic to California . Because of urban and agricultural sprawl, the now-rare snakes rely heavily on flooded rice fields and irrigation ditches. The plaintiffs call the transfer program a ...
Editorial: Proposed ban on lead fishing weights lacks justification - Chico Enterprise-Record2/20/2018 3:12:36 AM
Editorial: Proposed ban on lead fishing weights lacks justification Chico Enterprise-Record California has seen the number of licensed anglers fall by half since 1984, from more than 2 million to barely 1 million who purchase annual licenses. One big reason is declining opportunities — more waters closed to fishing in both the ocean and ... and more »
Speaker: California's native salmonids are in peril - Davis Enterprise2/19/2018 11:56:32 AM
Davis Enterprise Speaker: California's native salmonids are in peril Davis Enterprise Patrick Samuel will give a presentation on the report he co-authored, “State of the Salmonids in California II: Fish in Hot Water,” a result of joint research efforts from the Fish and watershed advocacy group California Trout (CalTrout) and the UC ...
20-pound rodents are invading California — and officials don't know how to stop them - Business Insider2/16/2018 4:55:22 PM
Business Insider 20-pound rodents are invading California — and officials don't know how to stop them Business Insider ... they say it could create a serious problem for wetlands and ecosystems. The large rodents eat thick vegetation down to bare earth and then they go for the roots. They've been known to over-graze wetland habitats and collapse levees, compete with ...
Meet the Women Behind California's First Open-Water Seaweed Farm - Sierra Magazine2/14/2018 3:31:17 AM
Sierra Magazine Meet the Women Behind California's First Open-Water Seaweed Farm Sierra Magazine It's hard to imagine that the famed California coastline could still hold a “best-kept secret.” But beyond the scenic beaches and sand volleyball courts, there is a whole lot of what could very well become the Golden State's next big thing: seaweed ...
Gov. Jerry Brown Scales Back Plan for Giant Water Project - KQED2/8/2018 12:45:40 PM
KQED Gov. Jerry Brown Scales Back Plan for Giant Water Project KQED The Sierra Club in California and other environmental groups alleged that the state is saying the two-tunnel plan still survives only to avoid seeking new permits and approval on a single-tunnel project. The new plan marks the latest in Brown's lengthy ... Gov. Jerry Brown trims giant water-tunnels project - ABC News ABC News Gov. Jerry Brown Trims Giant California Water Tunnels Project CBS San Francisco Bay Area all 26 news articles »
Southern California's brief escape from drought ends - WRAL.com2/1/2018 8:30:26 PM
Seattle Times Southern California's brief escape from drought ends WRAL.com During the peak of the state's dry spell, 99.9 percent of California was in some stage of drought and nearly half fell into the very highest category. Cutbacks at the peak of the five-year state drought mandated 25 percent conservation by cities and ... Southern California's brief escape from drought ends | The Seattle ... Seattle Times all 5 news articles »
Eucalyptus: How California's Most Hated Tree Took Root - KQED2/1/2018 6:03:37 AM
KQED Eucalyptus: How California's Most Hated Tree Took Root KQED They're able to regenerate in places like California's coastal fog belt, but elsewhere “there are some plantations that don't reproduce at all. When you go there, the trees are all in their rows, there's few saplings anywhere to be seen, and those ...
California State Parks Begins Study of Fallen, Iconic 'Tunnel Tree' in ... - YubaNet2/1/2018 12:55:29 AM
California State Parks Begins Study of Fallen, Iconic 'Tunnel Tree' in ... YubaNet The Pioneer Cabin Tree before it fell (left) and recently when a piece was cut to be studied (right). ARNOLD, Calif. January 31, 2018 – Marking one year since the famous Pioneer Cabin Tunnel Tree toppled, California State Parks, Save the Redwoods ... and more »