News: conservation and species recovery

Wildlife lecture to focus on saving Borneo elephants

With their smaller bodies, oversized ears and perpetual baby-faces, Borneo’s pygmy elephants are perhaps the most charismatic of Asian elephants. They are also the... Read More

March 22, 2016

Scientists hopeful for monarchs after storm

With winter wrapping up and the monarchs preparing to journey north, an unexpected snowstorm hit the forests of Michoacán, Mexico, last week. Estimates vary, but... Read More

March 17, 2016

Scientists on the lookout for 'lost fox' in Oregon Cascades

Only one native subspecies of mountain-dwelling fox roams Oregon's Cascades, and until recently it was assumed to be the Cascades red fox — the same montane... Read More

March 10, 2016

5 wildlife-friendly spring cleaning tips

Cleaning usually means removing stuff you don't want - like a stain, dust or clutter. Here are five ways to get rid of things without making them nature's problem.... Read More

March 7, 2016

Making way for turtles in an off-leash dog park

In the Sandy River Delta Park, just 15 miles out of town, the Sandy River Basin Watershed Council has been busy yanking out non-native, invasive plants and erecting... Read More

March 4, 2016