wildlife

Wildlife Neighbors

A bird with the will to live    - a true story A male Black-headed Grosbeak, cracking sunflower seeds at a backyard feeder, was knocked to the ground by a haw ...

Sierra Club to host wildlife safety talk

The Placer County Library in Auburn and the Sierra Club, a nationwide environmental organization, will host a free program on wildlife safety tonight at 7 p.m. Spearheaded by the ...

Keep needs of other species in mind

Re: “Thunder Valley donates 1.6 million sheets of paper to schools” (Journal, Oct. 12). The Thunder Valley Casino recently donated 1,600,000 sheets of paper to the Western Plac ...

Bear extermination not the answer

The Oct. 26 Journal article, “Bears roam around Loomis,” presented two particular points of interest. The first was the actual photographs of the mother bear and her cubs. The ...

Hunting just plain wrong

Re: “Modern hunting morbid, unfair,” (Reader Input, Oct. 11). I don’t just think hunting that way is unfair, I think hunting an animal is just not right. I don’t think the ...

Storm drain water untreated

A lot of people think that the water that goes down our storm drains will go to a water treatment plant to be cleaned. Not true! We have two separate systems. The water that we pu ...

Newcastle family rescues squirrel

Something rustling in the leaves in one Newcastle resident’s yard produced an interesting surprise recently for James Todd and his family. Todd, an Auburn Journal employee, a ...

All the trappings of spring: Wildlife services help animals, people coexist

Usually when two males get into a fight over a girl, the Placer County Agriculture Department isn't called to clean up the mess. In the case of wild male skunks sparring over the ...