Officials shut down the Sacramento Wildlife Welfare Association

State wildlife officials temporarily closed Sacramento County’s only wildlife rehabilitation facility to treat thousands of sick and injured animals a year after most of its employees left their jobs Wednesday. Officials from the Fish and Wildlife Department hung banners Wednesday evening at the entrance to the museum Wildlife Welfare Association In McClellan Park, people who … Read more

Don’t Catch Small Wild Animals: Leave Wildlife Wild

May 19, 2022 Click on the image to enlarge it Salem, Rekaz. – Young wild animals are rarely orphaned, so leave them where you find them. The advice you’ll likely hear if you bring a small wild animal home is to “bring it back,” and you may receive a warning or quote from the Oregon … Read more

The role of toxicology in preserving wildlife

an introductionplastic pollutionindustrial chemicalsPesticide toxicityreferencesin-depth reading Wildlife toxicology involves investigating how various environmental pollutants alter the physiology and anatomy of wildlife. These effects can determine the general fitness and survival of these animals by influencing their reproductive success, health and general well-being in the wild. Wildlife Toxicology. Image Credit: Alexmalexra / Shutterstock.com Animals in the … Read more

Nearly 900 Virginia wildlife species are endangered, but a federal bill could help protect them – The Virginian-Pilot

The ecosystem is like Jenga. Each species is a building block, and every time a piece is removed, the tower gets a little weaker, said Scott Kloepfer, who heads the state branch of the Wildlife Society, an international non-profit that advocates for wildlife conservation. “It is important to preserve each of our species – if … Read more