URGENT ACTION ALERT TO SAVE AMERICA’S LAST WILD HORSES and BURROS FROM THE DEVASTATING BLM and USFS PLANNED GUTTING OF THE HERDS and CRIPPLING OF THOSE WHO REMAIN — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by Craig Downer PLEASE CONTACT YOUR SENATORS TO STOP THIS HORRENDOUS $102-MILLION APPROPRIATION. The unanimously passed Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act of 1971 (WFHBA) should be protecting America’s last remaining wild horses and burros. But our federal government has been either eliminating or reducing them to mere token, non-viable population levels upon their […]

URGENT ACTION ALERT TO SAVE AMERICA’S LAST WILD HORSES & BURROS FROM THE DEVASTATING BLM & USFS PLANNED GUTTING OF THE HERDS & CRIPPLING OF THOSE WHO REMAIN — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Despite the Pandemic, the Bureau of Land Management Will Continue Wiping out the Wild Horses in the Red Desert Complex of Wyoming — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Published by Carol Walker on Wild Hoofbeats “Regardless of Politics, Public Opinion, Policy or Pandemics the BLM’s mindless and brutal Wild Horse & Burro Harvesting Machine rages on” Wild stallion Hermes’ colorful family In August of 2018 the Bureau of Land Management began a roundup in the Red Desert Complex of Wyoming. The Herd Management […]

Despite the Pandemic, the Bureau of Land Management Will Continue Wiping out the Wild Horses in the Red Desert Complex of Wyoming — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Yosemite: Bears First, Please. 4 bears hit by cars, rangers urge motorists to slow down  — Natural History Wanderings

The East Bay Times reports Four black bears have been hit by cars in Yosemite National Park over the last three weeks, leading rangers to urge motorists visiting the famed Sierra Nevada destination to slow down in a summer in which the human traffic has been cut in half because of the coronavirus. Read more Yosemite: 4 […]

Yosemite: 4 bears hit by cars, rangers urge motorists to slow down  — Natural History Wanderings

Trump Administration Proposes New Limits on Protecting Endangered Species Habitat — Natural History Wanderings

Center for Biological Diversity News Release The Trump administration issued a new proposal today that will severely limit the government’s ability to protect habitat that imperiled animals and plants will need to survive and recover. The proposal, the latest in its attempt to weaken the Endangered Species Act, focuses on a crucial aspect of the […]

Trump Administration Proposes New Limits on Protecting Endangered Species Habitat — Natural History Wanderings

Spice of Life: “Reed-Jumper of Louisiana” — Wild Open Eye – Natural Vision, News from Wild Open Eye

Spice of Life: “Reed-Jumper of Louisiana” They do seem to be the busiest birds in the forest–always flittin’ and hoppin’ and tellin’ you like it is. Find out more about the little brown, plucky bird with a pert tail living in your neck of the woods.

Spice of Life: “Reed-Jumper of Louisiana” — Wild Open Eye – Natural Vision, News from Wild Open Eye

Spice of Life: Rascal-Distraction — Wild Open Eye – Natural Vision, News from Wild Open Eye

The Raccoon (Procyon lotor) is today’s furry visitor to Wild Open Eye’s blog. Raccoons are a commonly seen creature in Louisiana, near the water, in the woods, in subdivisions. One time we were lucky enough to see one swimming and then it crawled straight up a tall tree. Today, the raccoon doesn’t impart any secrets […]

Spice of Life: Rascal-Distraction — Wild Open Eye – Natural Vision, News from Wild Open Eye

A Decade After Deepwater Horizon, Gulf Wildlife Still Impacted, BP’s Penalties Funding Largest Ecosystem Restoration Effort in U.S. History — Wild Open Eye – Natural Vision, News from Wild Open Eye

NWF Press Release (NEW ORLEANS April 7, 2020) — The National Wildlife Federation report from Restore The Gulf website summarizes the latest information available about ten wildlife species that were affected by the “ecosystem-level injury to the northern Gulf of Mexico.” as well as the restoration efforts underway — what constitutes the largest ecosystem restoration […]

A Decade After Deepwater Horizon, Gulf Wildlife Still Impacted, BP’s Penalties Funding Largest Ecosystem Restoration Effort in U.S. History — Wild Open Eye – Natural Vision, News from Wild Open Eye

Passage of Emeryville Bird-Safe Building Standards  — Natural History Wanderings

Golden Gate Audubon Society reports The Emeryville City Council and Mayor evaluated, and by a 5-0 vote, unanimously approved, Bird-Safe Building Standards. These standards will become effective in August 2020. The standards will greatly reduce bird deaths and injuries resulting from collisions with buildings in the city. Bird building strikes are one of the main […]

Passage of Emeryville Bird-Safe Building Standards  — Natural History Wanderings

US Bird Building Collision Deaths May Be As High As One Billion — Natural History Wanderings

Press Release from American Bird Conservancy Up to One Billion Birds May Be Killed Annually in Building Collisions, New Study Says Low-Rise Buildings and Residences Pose Bigger Mortality Threat than Skyscrapers (Washington, D.C., February 7, 2014) In the most comprehensive study of its kind, involving the review and analysis of almost two dozen studies and […]

US Bird Building Collision Deaths May Be As High As One Billion — Natural History Wanderings

Building Bird Friendly Buildings — Natural History Wanderings

media release from American Bird Conservancy Massive Redevelopment Effort in Virginia’s Tysons May Set National Environmental Benchmark Conceptual rendering of a planned buildings for Tysons Corner, VA. Image courtesy of R2L: Architects, PLLC (Washington, D.C., April 22, 2013) There is a perhaps little known but potentially significant component to the massive redevelopment effort taking place […]

Building Bird Friendly Buildings — Natural History Wanderings