Posted in June 2013

Quail chicks saved: Leave fawns alone: Windsurfer collides with sea lion: Questions about Wildlife Services probe

Quail chicks pulled from storm drain Two sharp-eyed passers-by saved a passel of baby quail that fell into a storm drain on June 11. Read this heartwarming story from the Hood River News. Leave fawns alone The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is alerting people to avoid trying to rescue what may appear to … Continue reading


Hood River Adopt a Dog benefit June 22: License fees help wolves: Comment on wolf ESA

“Dogs at Work” to Benefit Hood River Adopt a Dog June 22 Come out to watch dogs at work!  A June 22 benefit for Hood River Adopt A Dog will feature local veterinarian and herding dog trainer Dr. Cynthia Mills who will demonstrate the herding skills of her award-winning dogs, Folly, Mango, and Krayken.  See … Continue reading


Teaming up to study lead poisoning in birds: Funds sought to purchase wildlife habitat

Teaming up to study lead poisoning in Portland-area birds Thanks to a recent grant from the Oregon Zoo’s Future for Wildlife program, Portland Audubon purchased a countertop diagnostic device that helps detect lead poisoning in birds. Now Audubon has launched a yearlong study investigating the pervasiveness of lead poisoning in Portland-area birds. See the rest of … Continue reading