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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 News11/10/2017 3:13:32 AM
Fox News California fire cleanup reaches new step: clearing ruins ABC News Rumbling bulldozers and front-loaders have started scraping up the ash, charred wood and crumbled bricks and concrete left from thousands of homes and buildings destroyed by blazes in California wine country, launching a new phase in the largest ... Clearing ruins launches new phase in California fire cleanup Fox News 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 ...
Tensions rise on the range after wolf kills cow in California for the first time in a century - Sacramento Bee10/27/2017 2:49:12 PM
Sacramento Bee Tensions rise on the range after wolf kills cow in California for the first time in a century Sacramento Bee He was the first wolf seen in California since they were eradicated by humans by the 1920s. Environmentalists say the wolves are simply returning to their natural habitat. Ranchers disagree – and have gone to court to try to prove it. The state farm ... and more »
A shrunken Delta tunnels project? Decision time is upon California - Sacramento Bee10/26/2017 3:31:17 PM
Sacramento Bee A shrunken Delta tunnels project? Decision time is upon California Sacramento Bee The state needs effective Delta policies in three areas: water supply for urban, agricultural, and in-Delta users; for declining native species ; and levee protection, or a lack of protection, for islands that provide insufficient economic value. State ... 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 California water project - Capital Press10/25/2017 1:27:31 PM
KPBS Trump opposes California water project Capital Press The Trump administration has not previously taken a stand on the tunnels project pushed by California's Democratic governor, though federal wildlife agencies gave their green light in June by finding that the plan would not mean extinction for ... Trump Administration Opposes Massive California Water Project KPBS all 33 news articles »