Kari Freidig

Lending creatures, mostly small, a helping hand

Don’t bolt your food! Sage advice when it comes to child rearing, but downright dangerous counsel for those who feast on the forest floor. For a bird of prey, every moment ...

Auburn poised to clock in for time change

For owners of old and prized clocks in Auburn, it brings on an uncomfortable quandary. If you’re someone who has trouble because of a penchant for sleeping in, Sunday will g ...

Auburn wildlife organization attempts rescue of bald eagle at Folsom Lake

Local volunteers recently tried to rescue an injured bird from Folsom Lake. Kari Freidig and Bob Murray, with Auburn-based Gold Country Wildlife Rescue, responded to the peninsul ...

Organization has heart for the wild

An Auburn-based organization founded in 1985 has rescued, rehabilitated and released thousands of wild animals. Gold Country Wildlife Rescue, a nonprofit organization with 45 vol ...

Youth deer hunt is on

Expanding a controversial youth deer hunt got the OK from Placer County’s Fish and Game Commission on Wednesday amid a rancorous discussion on both sides. Members voted 4-3 to ac ...

Wise gardening saves wildlife this spring

Spring arrives next week and with it comes man-made dangers ranging from chainsaws to pruning shears for newborns on the edge of the wild in Placer County. Gold Country Wildlife R ...