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Invasive Species News ItemsUnexpected Native Plant Species Found on San Nicolas Island - Island Conservation News11/22/2017 4:13:43 PM
Island Conservation News Unexpected Native Plant Species Found on San Nicolas Island Island Conservation News On San Nicolas Island, the most remote of the California Channel Islands, researchers are finding native plant species that have never been found on the island before. As the furthest island from the mainland, some might assume San Nicolas Island is ...
'Gene Drives' Are Too Risky for Field Trials, Scientists Say - New York Times11/16/2017 2:00:39 PM
Futurism 'Gene Drives' Are Too Risky for Field Trials, Scientists Say New York Times “It's an important contribution,” said John M. Marshall, a mathematical biologist at the University of California , Berkeley, said of the new research. “A study like this is the beginning of a formal analysis we need.” Crispr makes it possible to build ... New Zealand May Use Genetic Tech to Wipe Out “Undesirable” Species Futurism Conservation demands safe gene drive - PLOS PLOS all 10 news articles »
Want an update in invasive insects in California? Go to the Redlands Horticultural and Improvement Society's Nov. 16 ... - Redlands Daily Facts11/13/2017 1:04:00 PM
Redlands Daily Facts Want an update in invasive insects in California ? Go to the Redlands Horticultural and Improvement Society's Nov. 16 ... Redlands Daily Facts Daugherty's topic is “An update on invasive insects in California : some successes, but more new problems.” He will give an overview of some recent invasive insects in California , including the European grapevine moth, palm weevils, stinkbugs, Asian ...
California Ecologists Push Back Against Invasive Green Crabs - San Francisco Public Press11/8/2017 1:31:58 AM
San Francisco Public Press California Ecologists Push Back Against Invasive Green Crabs San Francisco Public Press KQED News Fix/The California Report. The European green crab is small — only about 4 inches wide — and does not have the giant claws of fiddler crabs or spindly limbs of king crabs. These crabs, however, are predators that are among the world's worst ...
California Ecologists Strike Back Against Invasive Green Crabs - KQED11/7/2017 3:19:19 PM
KQED California Ecologists Strike Back Against Invasive Green Crabs KQED As far as crabs go, the European green crab might not look like much. They're small — only about 4 inches wide — and lack the giant claws of fiddler crabs or spindly limbs of king crabs. But don't be fooled. Green crabs are voracious predators that ...
What UCR and a Riverside firm are doing to stop invasive weevil from decapitating Southern California's iconic palm ... - Press-Enterprise11/3/2017 9:18:56 PM
Press-Enterprise What UCR and a Riverside firm are doing to stop invasive weevil from decapitating Southern California's iconic palm ... Press-Enterprise “One guy described them to me as giant brown mushrooms or giant brown umbrellas,” said Mark Hoddle, director of the Center for Invasive Species Research at UC Riverside. Weevils get into the tops of trees, where fronds grow. “And they turn that area ...
Native Species News ItemsA rare plant and a renegade environmental activist could derail Ballona Wetlands restoration - Los Angeles Times11/23/2017 10:00:29 AM
Los Angeles Times A rare plant and a renegade environmental activist could derail Ballona Wetlands restoration Los Angeles Times And he hopes its presence will bring to a screeching halt a $185-million restoration project proposed by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and supported by several leading environmental groups. Jordan Traverso, a spokeswoman for the ...
After over-hunting, habitat loss and falling into La Brea Tar Pits, California's wild turkeys are making a comeback - The San Gabriel Valley Tribune11/22/2017 1:50:19 PM
The San Gabriel Valley Tribune After over-hunting, habitat loss and falling into La Brea Tar Pits, California's wild turkeys are making a comeback The San Gabriel Valley Tribune In response, DFW put limits on hunting and began introducing both relatives of the native turkey species and a sub-species from Texas into various locales in California from the 1970s to late 1990s, said Scott Gardner, a state senior environmental ... and more »
Sparling Ranch Conservation Bank a win-win for ranchers, developers, wildlife - YubaNet11/20/2017 1:59:34 PM
YubaNet Sparling Ranch Conservation Bank a win-win for ranchers, developers, wildlife YubaNet Tom recalls the fateful day biologists surveying the property discovered California tiger salamanders in 2011. At that time the family was considering selling the property. “They scooped them up and couldn't believe it. But it makes sense. We have ...
California fire cleanup reaches new step: clearing ruins - ABC News - ABC News11/10/2017 3:13:32 AM
Fox News California fire cleanup reaches new step: clearing ruins - ABC News ABC News Add California Wildfires as an interest to stay up to date on the latest California Wildfires news, video, and analysis from ABC News. California Wildfires. Add Interest. Rumbling bulldozers and front-loaders have started scraping up the ash, charred ... Clearing ruins launches new phase in California fire cleanup Fox News Calif. Fire Cleanup Now Clearing Ruins DTN The Progressive Farmer (blog) all 3 news articles »
Effort to Steward a Rare Free-Flowing California River Gains Traction - News Deeply11/2/2017 5:06:48 AM
News Deeply Effort to Steward a Rare Free-Flowing California River Gains Traction News Deeply As the last free-flowing river in the region, the Cosumnes' 809,600-acre watershed harbors native habitat types and species found in few other places in California , including the largest oak riparian forest in the state. While many scientists and ...
Ranchers announce wolf kill in California's Lassen County | The ... - Sacramento Bee10/27/2017 2:49:12 PM
Sacramento Bee Ranchers announce wolf kill in California's Lassen County | The ... Sacramento Bee A wolf has killed a California rancher's cow for the first time in more than 100 years, raising tensions in the newly reclaimed wolf country in California's rugged northeastern corner. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife confirmed that a ... and more »
Delta tunnel project decision time has arrived | The Sacramento Bee - Sacramento Bee10/26/2017 3:31:17 PM
Sacramento Bee Delta tunnel project decision time has arrived | The Sacramento Bee Sacramento Bee A new option has entered the discussion of Delta water supplies: one cross-Delta tunnel instead of two. For now, California's WaterFix proposal, pushed by Gov. Jerry Brown, is for two tunnels under-crossing the Delta for 35 miles, allowing up to 60 ... and more »
When there's nowhere colder to go - University of California10/25/2017 6:16:48 PM
University of California When there's nowhere colder to go University of California “Polar species are generally long-lived — 80-plus years, in some cases — so they can't evolve fast enough to keep pace with warming water and rising acidity. They can't migrate to colder water. They have to cope by recruiting their existing ...
Trump opposes massive California water project - SFGate - SFGate10/25/2017 5:07:43 PM
SFGate Trump opposes massive California water project - SFGate SFGate SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Trump administration pulled support Wednesday from Gov. Jerry Brown's ambitious plan to build California's biggest water project in decades, casting the current form of the $16 billion proposal to build two giant tunnels as ... Trump opposes California water project Capital Press Trump Administration Opposes Massive California Water Project KPBS Trump opposes massive California water project | National Post National Post all 33 news articles »