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‘Tis a busy time for animal encounters

Here in the Columbia River Gorge, as elsewhere, volunteers are very busy right now retrieving abandoned or injured wildlife, as well as homeless cats and kittens. Columbia Gorge Cat Rescue in Hood River, Ore., and Gorge Kitten Project in Lyle, Wash., are currently up to their eyeballs in homeless kittens and pregnant cats. These volunteers … Continue reading


November biggest month for wildlife collisions: Hawk Watch sees decreases: High levels of toxics in Columbia River fish

November is biggest month for wildlife/car collisions in Oregon During the last several years, more drivers have reported being involved in traffic crashes with wildlife on Oregon roads during November than any other month of the year. Read the press release from Oregon State Police. Hawk Watch sees decreases in kestrels and golden eagles Mt. … Continue reading


Deer, turtles, beetles & owls making news in the Gorge

Western pond turtles recently released in the Columbia River Gorge In the past 20 years, the wild population has jumped from 100 to 1,600 animals because of recovery efforts. See the slide show at OPB. ———————————– Bike, deer collide on SR14 See the whole story in the Goldendale Sentinel. No word on what happened to … Continue reading