Tagged with fawn

‘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


Protecting wildlife from road danger; we can do better

This week I saw a dead fawn on I-84 lying next to a miles-long concrete barrier separating eastbound and westbound traffic. It’s bad enough that wildlife have to cross railroad tracks and four lanes of high-speed traffic to get to the Columbia River. But the concrete barriers seal their doom. A few years ago Michigan … Continue reading