fish and wildlife

Fed frog protection draws concern from Auburn-area reps

  A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decision to list the Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog and a subspecies of mountain yellow-legged frog as endangered is raising concerns wit ...

Reader Input: Skunks fulfill a purpose

In response to “Auburn skunk man finds sweet success with homemade trap,” Journal, Feb. 4: Mankind is supposed to be the caretaker and protector of animals. Yet, ever ...

Halsey Forebay refilled and waiting for fish

The maintenance work that caused a five-week dry spell for fishermen at Halsey Forebay may do them a favor in the end, when Pacific Gas & Electric delivers an extra payload of ...

Mountain lion that stalked Colfax hiker was healthy, had food in belly

A postmortem examination of a female mountain lion killed after stalking a hiker on the Stevens Trail near Colfax indicates the animal was healthy, not hunting for food for cubs an ...