Posted in November 2012

Bird count needs you: Northern spotted owl habitat increased: Wolf news: Boxer mix seeks home

Bird Count needs you Join the growing number of bird enthusiasts across the world by participating in the local Hood River Christmas Bird Count. See the rest of the story in the Hood River News. Obama administration increases ‘critical habitat’ for northern spotted owl The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service designated 9.6 million acres of … Continue reading


Glass walls pose danger for birds: Links to animal laws: Adult cats available: Raptor workshop

Glass walls pose danger for birds The Hood River News last week published an architectural rendering of a large building under construction on the campus of Columbia Gorge Community College in The Dalles. One entire face of the long and large building consists of windows. In response, I submitted the following letter to the editors … Continue reading


Cormorants now under seige: Tiny & Reese will light up your life

Cormorants now under seige See this story from OPB, including a fascinating video, as well as info about public hearings to determine how to reduce the number of cormorants eating salmon in the Columbia River. I think it’s interesting that in the river California sea lions, Steller sea lions and cormorants  are all under siege because … Continue reading