Irony: Record Daily Steelhead Counts At Bonneville Dam Due To Heat Wave

The old daily record at the giant Dam on the Columbia River near Portland, Oregon was around, 14,000 steelhead trout.  So what is the new peak of 34,000 fish in …

Stuffed Animals Help Baby Beavers

Animal rescue always has the risk of wild animals becoming too dependent on humans.  To save some baby beaver kits, PAWS Wildlife Center in Lynnwood, WA found that stuffed animals helped. …

Prison Inmates Raise Endangered Frogs With Greater Success Than Experts!

  |   July 8, 2009

Two prison inmates in Washington State have discovered they have an extraordinary knack for endangered species TLC. Jennifer Sullivan from the Seattle Times reports: Since spring, Greer and fellow inmate …

Mysterious Three-Foot Earthworm Up for Protection

  |   July 7, 2009

The Giant Palouse Earthworm lives in the deep soils of the Palouse region of Idaho and Washington and has been seen only a few times over the course of a …

Wherever You Live, Changing Climate is Shifting Spring

The Associated Press has a great roundup the local impacts of a delayed spring thanks to climate change: The capital’s famous cherry trees are primed to burst out in a …

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