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Yurok set to restore condors in California

A great example (and there are many) of a tribe restoring our natural world. California Condors Could Soon Soar Above the Redwoods Again Thanks to One Local Tribe For more than a decade the Yurok Tribe has been pushing to … Continue reading

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A Dead Hawk-Owl, Native Americans, and Bird Conservation

On December 30, 2015, Dan Waggoner, a bird-watcher, discovered a Northern Hawk-Owl near Brewster, Washington, on the Colville Reservation.  A charismatic bird, and very rare south of Canada, the news spread on social media, resulting in a steady flow of … Continue reading

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“Operation Yurok”: Saving Salmon from Pot Farms

Press release from the California Department of Fish & Wildlife: July 20, 2015 CDFW, Partner Agencies Conclude Operation Yurok in Humboldt County Marijuana Eradication Effort Focused on Misuse of Water and Habitat Officers from the California Department of Fish and … Continue reading

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Pot Farms and Reservations

Last week the Tule River Reservation outside of Porterville, California combined with state and federal agencies to conduct a massive raid on four large pot farms on their reservation.  The “pot grows”, as they are known in California, were causing … Continue reading

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