wildlife http://ijpr.org en A Grizzly Bear Near You... Maybe http://ijpr.org/post/grizzly-bear-near-you-maybe <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The grizzly bear roams just a small fraction of its historic range here in the Lower 48 states.&nbsp;</p><p>But talk of expanding that fraction could draw some sharp reactions.&nbsp; Already has, in fact.&nbsp;</p><p>The <a href="http://www.biologicaldiversity.org/" target="_blank"><strong>Center for Biological Diversity </strong></a>recently proposed expanding the grizzly's range to areas including parts of California (the Sierra) and Oregon (somewhere in the Klamath-Siskiyou region).&nbsp;</p><p>And people who like the idea of a healthy grizzly population were forced to confront their feelings about having that population nearby.&nbsp; Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:10:10 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 16464 at http://ijpr.org A Grizzly Bear Near You... Maybe Changing The Anti-Mosquito Formula http://ijpr.org/post/changing-anti-mosquito-formula <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>A problem spot for mosquitoes on the Oregon coast will get limited spraying this year, AND some re-engineering to remove places where stagnant water can collect.</p><p>The mosquito issue on the Oregon coast flared again recently, even before the mosquitoes are out in force.&nbsp;</p><p>Last summer's mosquitoes at the Bandon Marsh National Wildlife Refuge harassed residents and tourists alike.&nbsp; Tue, 13 May 2014 17:10:20 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 12251 at http://ijpr.org Changing The Anti-Mosquito Formula Bringing The Eagle Back From The Edge Of Extinction http://ijpr.org/post/bringing-eagle-back-edge-extinction <p></p><p>The return of the Bald Eagle may be one of the greatest success stories in wildlife management.</p><p></p><p></p><p>And it took a lot of work by a lot of people to bring the eagle back from the edge of extinction.&nbsp; Mon, 16 Dec 2013 19:12:00 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 4650 at http://ijpr.org Bringing The Eagle Back From The Edge Of Extinction Updating California's State Wildlife Action Plan http://ijpr.org/post/updating-californias-state-wildlife-action-plan <p>Long before wild animals begin heading for the endangered species list, steps will be taken to help ensure their survival.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>That is the hope, anyway… expressed in California through the <a href="http://www.dfg.ca.gov/swap/" target="_blank"><strong>State Wildlife Action Plan (SWAP). </strong></a> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 20:33:00 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 2006 at http://ijpr.org Updating California's State Wildlife Action Plan Animals Around Us: "The Urban Bestiary" http://ijpr.org/post/animals-around-us-urban-bestiary <p>People who live on the edges of cities and in the suburbs are constantly surprised by the activities of the wild animals who live nearby.&nbsp; And they (the people) are constantly reminded that it is we, the humans, who built houses in the habitats of the wild creatures.&nbsp; Tue, 17 Sep 2013 18:21:17 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 281 at http://ijpr.org Animals Around Us: "The Urban Bestiary" No Refuge For Ducks In Klamath Basin http://ijpr.org/post/no-refuge-ducks-klamath-basin <p></p><p></p><p>The drought in the Klamath Basin this summer only worsened the situation of too many entities seeking use of the same water.&nbsp; Somebody loses, and this year, the losers include ducks in the federal wildlife refuges in the area.&nbsp; You'll hear the scope of the problem from the <strong><a href="http://www.fws.gov/oregonfwo/">Fish and Wildlife Service</a>.</strong></p><p> Sat, 07 Sep 2013 00:32:20 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 199 at http://ijpr.org No Refuge For Ducks In Klamath Basin