Sea lion trap at The Dalles Marina: Dog cruelty case concludes: Comments needed on Caspian Terns

Sea lion trap placed at The Dalles Marina

The Oregon and Washington Departments of Fish and Wildlife have placed a trap at The Dalles Marina on the Columbia River to try to capture California sea lions that have made their way above Bonneville Dam. See the rest of the story at ODFW.

Dog cruelty case concludes with plea deal

Goldendale resident Eric David Calvin this month pleaded guilty to animal cruelty in a case resulting from the rescue of 106 Shar Pei dogs from his residence. See the rest of the story in the Goldendale Sentinel. Also see an earlier Animals of the Gorge post on this subject.

Comments due soon on Caspian Tern management draft

The US Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, seek comments on the Draft Environmental Assessment to Adaptively Manage Predation on Caspian Terns in the Lower Columbia River Estuary.  See a summary here. Send comments, due by May 4th, to Elisa Carlsen, at

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