deer

Reader input: Beware of deer; they bring ticks

In response to Thursday’s article: “Putting out the welcome mat for wildlife,” (Journal, Feb. 6) I am concerned about the proximity to wildlife leading to a growi ...

Placer residents have close encounters of the wild kind

Placer County residents are noticing an increase in wildlife near roads, in livestock fields and even foraging through backyards, causing speculation as to whether or not the droug ...

Rutting season brings higher risk of deer vs. car accidents

Deer-related accidents tend to spike in November, but the California Highway Patrol officials say there are ways to avoid collisions during this time of year. Between July 2011 an ...

Save a stamp; file your hunting, fishing reports online

For a number of species, hunters have had to return tags or report cards by conventional mail. Usually, it reaches its destination; but occasionally, one is lost.The Department of ...

Don’t wait; it’s time to apply for big-game hunting

If you hunted any of California’s big game last year, you should have received your copy of the “California Big Game Hunting” booklet for 2012 by now.The arrival ...

Modern hunting morbid, unfair

If wildlife is mounted on a wall, whether it’s called a trophy or not, it’s not in the wild where it belongs (Journal, Oct. 6). Wildlife is killed so that someone can have a si ...

Loomis fawn rescue offers second chance at life

A Loomis-based organization is hoping to give orphaned and injured fawns a second chance. Diane Nicholas started Kindred Spirits Fawn Rescue Jan. 1, but is facing some roadblocks ...

Slow down on country roads

People shouldn’t speed just because they live in the country. On some days we will pull out of Bald Hill Road onto Mount Vernon and “bam” — someone will speed around a blin ...

Fenced garden mixes whimsy, critter control

For years Loomis residents Darci and Jack Laws planted a garden each spring, only to see their ripening peppers, squash and tomatoes snatched away by foraging deer. “We’d just ...

Colfax woman out of hospital after run-in with deer, car crash

A Colfax woman injured Monday after swerving on Interstate 80 to avoid a deer was discharged from hospital, a Sutter Health spokesman said Thursday. Robyn Berkler, 42, was taken b ...