Women studying birds in the Amazon Forest 4/29/22 — Natural History Wanderings

The Bird Museum’s April Conservation Seminar Series by The Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology The Emilie Snethlage Expedition: women studying birds in the Amazon Forest! Date and time Fri, April 29, 2022 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM PDT The online talk will cover the adventures of eight women, bird specialists, in one of the remotest areas of the […]

Women studying birds in the Amazon Forest 4/29/22 — Natural History Wanderings

Chake Community Conservancy Launches Awareness Tours For Reforestation — Wild Open Eye – Natural Vision, News from Wild Open Eye

Chake Conservancy Rangers with wire snares that they find on patrol. Chake Community Conservancy image and copyright. Equatorial Africa! Do any other two words convey such promise of romantic adventure? Maasai Mara, perhaps. Most people know that Kenya’s Maasai Mara is one of the great wonders of the Natural World, but did you know that […]

Chake Community Conservancy Launches Awareness Tours For Reforestation — Wild Open Eye – Natural Vision, News from Wild Open Eye

Amazon deforestation: Record high destruction of trees in January — Natural History Wanderings

The BBC reports The number of trees cut down in the Brazilian Amazon in January far exceeded deforestation for the same month last year, according to government satellite data. The area destroyed was five times larger than 2021, the highest January total since records began in 2015. Environmentalists accuse Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro of allowing […]

Amazon deforestation: Record high destruction of trees in January — Natural History Wanderings

Wildlife’s winners and losers of 2021 – and how extreme weather set the tone — Natural History Wanderings

The BBC reports Wildlife across the UK is increasingly suffering the impacts of extreme weather events and natural disasters, says the National Trust as it publishes its annual reckoning of UK wildlife “winners and losers”. The conservation charity also warns some of the landscapes it cares for are being altered forever as climate change makes some forms […]

Wildlife’s winners and losers of 2021 – and how extreme weather set the tone — Natural History Wanderings

An unlikely wildlife rebound in Chernobyl — Natural History Wanderings

Anthropocene magazine reports Chernobyl Exclusion Zone now boasts large mammal populations on par with those of other protected areas in the region. Read story at  An unlikely wildlife rebound in Chernobyl

An unlikely wildlife rebound in Chernobyl — Natural History Wanderings

California Redwood Forest Returned to Native American Tribes — Natural History Wanderings

NBC Bay Area The descendants of Native American tribes on the Northern California coast are reclaiming a bit of their heritage that includes ancient redwoods that have stood since their ancestors walked the land. Save the Redwoods League planned to announce Tuesday that it is transferring more than 500 acres (202 hectares) on the Lost […]

California Redwood Forest Returned to Native American Tribes — Natural History Wanderings

Wild Horse Advocates – Truth Or Consequences — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by William Simpson II Wild horse advocate Staci-lee Sherwood has a new article about wild horses just out at the Pagosa Daily Post in Colorado.   Appaloosa stallion ‘Blue Boy’ at Wild Horse Ranch. Photo: William E. Simpson II Sherwood’s new fact-based article is helping to raise the awareness of the damage being levied upon […]

Wild Horse Advocates – Truth Or Consequences — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Save the Redwoods League Purchases 3,181 acre Lost Coast Redwoods Property — Natural History Wanderings

Save the Redwoods League has purchased the 3,181-acre Lost Coast Redwoods property including five miles of coastline in Mendocino County, thanks to a generous outpouring of support from the public, as well as loans and financing. Read more at Save the Redwoods League | Donate today to protect the Lost Coast Redwoods

Save the Redwoods League Purchases 3,181 acre Lost Coast Redwoods Property — Natural History Wanderings

Widespread Coronavirus Infection Found in Iowa Deer, New Study Says – The New York Times — Natural History Wanderings

The New York Times reports The analysis by Penn State and Iowa researchers strongly indicates that deer are getting the virus from humans, worrying experts about a deep wild reservoir for the virus. Read more at Widespread Coronavirus Infection Found in Iowa Deer, New Study Says – The New York Times

Widespread Coronavirus Infection Found in Iowa Deer, New Study Says – The New York Times — Natural History Wanderings

Giant Sequoia Lands Coalition Formed to Protect Iconic Trees — Natural History Wanderings

YubaNet reports on Giant Sequoia Lands Coalition Formed to Protect Iconic Trees from Threats of Climate Change and Catastrophic Wildfire As fire once again sweeps through the American West, an interagency report formally released today estimates that 7,500 to 10,600 large giant sequoias were killed in last year’s Castle Fire. This represents 10-14% of large sequoias in […]

Giant Sequoia Lands Coalition Formed to Protect Iconic Trees — Natural History Wanderings