- California drought may exacerbate wildlife-human encounters Updated: Aug-22-15 8:37 pm
LOOMIS, California - The scarcity of food in the wild has been blamed for unusual animal activity during California's drought including a recent bear attack, mountain lion sightings and an uptick in orphaned animals.
- First wolf pack in decades spotted in Northern California Updated: Aug-20-15 4:56 pm
California has its first wolf pack since the state's gray wolf population went extinct in 1924.
- Drought forces trout to be trucked from California hatchery Updated: Aug-13-15 6:31 pm
FRESNO, California - Tons of rainbow trout had to be rescued from a Central California fish hatchery and moved by truck to cooler lake water, sparing them from the state's relentless drought, wildlife officials said Wednesday.
- California recreational Pacific halibut fishery closes Updated: Aug-13-15 11:02 am
LOS ANGELES - The California Department of Fish and Wildlife says the recreational Pacific halibut fishery is closed for the rest of the year.
- Sierra scientists study deer migration north of Truckee Updated: Aug-10-15 5:32 pm
TRUCKEE, California - Scientists in the Sierra Nevada have started tracking a mule deer herd north of Lake Tahoe with radio collars to try to learn more about their migration patterns and better understand why so many are struck by cars.