Hunters Kill 20% of Wisconsin’s Wolf Population in Just 3 Days of Hunting Season — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By Todd Richmond as published on Time “Here at SFTHH we are laser focused on the issues surrounding Equines in distress, both wild and domestic, but we DO keep our eyes open for other species suffering undue harm at the hand of humankind.  Be they Whales, Dolphins, Bison, Wolves or Seals…we are tuned in and […]

Hunters Kill 20% of Wisconsin’s Wolf Population in Just 3 Days of Hunting Season — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Foxes of the Pacific Northwest — Animals of the Pacific Northwest

The Pacific Northwest is home to many mammals, including a couple fox species! There are 12 different extant fox species found all around the world but the red fox, arctic fox, gray fox, and kit fox call parts of the northwest home. There is even a small population of Cascade red foxes that are considered […]

Foxes of the Pacific Northwest — Animals of the Pacific Northwest

OPINION: The Dollars and Cents of America’s Wild Horses — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By William E. Simpson as published on The Pagosa Daily Post “Only a tiny minority of Americans want to see American wild horses sent to slaughter to make room for more livestock grazing on public lands.” BLM Victims of Antelope Complex Stampede ~ photo by Terry Fitch of Wild Horse Freedom Federation Obviously, we don’t […]

OPINION: The Dollars and Cents of America’s Wild Horses — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Biden Executive Order Pushes for Protection of 30% of America’s Land, Oceans — Natural History Wanderings

Center for Biological Research News Release WASHINGTON— President Joe Biden will issue an executive order today directing federal officials to protect 30% of the country’s lands and ocean waters by 2030, part of an effort to slow the wildlife extinction crisis and curb global warming. “This is a crucial step to stopping the wildlife extinction […]

Biden Executive Order Pushes for Protection of 30% of America’s Land, Oceans — Natural History Wanderings

Heber Wild Horse Killings Resume in AZ’s Apache-Sitgreaves Forest — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

BY Laura Singleton as posted on the White Mountain Independent “The foal is one of the horses found shot today … She was shot during the night or early morning and left to suffer,” Members of the Law Enforcement Investigation (LEI) Division of the Forest Service investigate the Jan. 7 shooting of several Heber Wild […]

Heber Wild Horse Killings Resume in AZ’s Apache-Sitgreaves Forest — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Trump Administration, in Parting Gift to Industry, Reverses Bird Protections  — Natural History Wanderings

The New York Times  reports The Trump administration gutted protections for migratory birds on Tuesday, delivering a parting gift to the oil and gas industry, which has long sought to be shielded from liability for killing birds unintentionally in oil spills, toxic waste ponds and other environmental disasters. The final rule comes less than a […]

Trump Administration, in Parting Gift to Industry, Reverses Bird Protections  — Natural History Wanderings

Mass die-off of birds in south-western US ’caused by starvation’ — Natural History Wanderings

The Guardian reports The mass die-off of thousands of songbirds in south-western US was caused by long-term starvation, made worse by unseasonably cold weather probably linked to the climate crisis, scientists have said. Flycatchers, swallows and warblers were among the migratory birds “falling out of the sky” in September, with carcasses found in New Mexico, […]

Mass die-off of birds in south-western US ’caused by starvation’ — Natural History Wanderings

Protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. — Animals of the Pacific Northwest

In the far north of Alaska, there is a vast, remote refuge that stretches nearly 20 million acres. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is roughly the size of South Carolina and encompasses a range of ecosystems. It’s also home to many animals, including all three species of bear (brown, black, polar), musk oxen, caribou, and […]

Protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. — Animals of the Pacific Northwest

Exploring California’s Marine Protected Areas: Duxbury Reef State Marine Conservation Area — Marine Management News

Duxbury Reef SMCA on a sunny day. CDFW photo by S. Worden Iridescent seaweed at Duxbury Reef SMCA. © Lena Zentall CC BY-NC 2.0 Opalescent nudibranch at Duxbury Reef SMCA. © bibitsbiobits CC BY-NC 2.0 From ancient trees to undersea kelp forests, fog-drenched coastlines to ice-carved granite peaks, the natural landscapes of California offer a […]

Exploring California’s Marine Protected Areas: Duxbury Reef State Marine Conservation Area — Marine Management News

Coyotes in the Pacific Northwest. — Animals of the Pacific Northwest

There are so many wild animals in the Pacific Northwest, in part because we have so many types of ecosystems. Mountains, lakes, rivers, deserts, the Salish Sea, and the Pacific Ocean are all home to many animals. One such species living here is the coyote, a distant relative of the domestic dog and wolf and […]

Coyotes in the Pacific Northwest. — Animals of the Pacific Northwest