Posted in January 2013

Help animals by responding to these surveys

For years I’ve been concerned about the dangers of latex party balloons released into the environment, ultimately harming wildlife. Terrestrial and aquatic animals may mistake a deflated balloon for food or get tangled in the attached ribbon or string. Fortunately, a study is underway to find out how dangerous are the balloons — and you … Continue reading


Siamese baby looking for good home: Eagle-viewing event this weekend

Siamese baby looking for good home This little sweetheart was found in The Dalles, neglected and sick. She’s about 5 months old, a Seal Point and very friendly. The vet who treated her said she had a lot of matting around her eyes, which resulted in some minor corneal scarring in the right eye, but … Continue reading


Lyle bird count: Wasco County animal control position eliminated: Christmas trees become salmon habitat

Record number of species observed during Lyle Christmas bird count See the rest of the story in the Goldendale Sentinel. Wasco County animal control position eliminated A representative of Wasco County told me today that the county eliminated the position of animal control officer after long-time officer Brad Heinige retired last year.  That means Wasco … Continue reading