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Yosemite rangers try to keep hungry bears at bay

Yosemite rangers try to keep hungry bears at bay

In this 2010 photo provided by the Yosemite Conservancy, children look inside a bear-proof food locker in Yosemite National Park, Calif. Keeping wild black bears in Yosemite National Park away from humans is a constant battle. For the last 16 years, park rangers have warned visitors about th…

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Yosemite bears proving more troublesome this year

Yosemite bears proving more troublesome this year

FRESNO, Calif. — Rangers at Yosemite National Park are in a constant battle to keep wild black bears — with their ultra-keen noses and powerful paws and jaws — far away from humans.

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Yosemite rangers try to keep hungry bears at bay

Yosemite rangers try to keep hungry bears at bay

So far, eight bears trapped while wandering into campgrounds have been outfitted with tracking collars.

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Feds to gather 'nuisance' mustangs in Nevada

Feds to gather 'nuisance' mustangs in Nevada

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Federal wranglers plan an unusual wild horse roundup near the Nevada-Utah line, where ranchers and rural residents say protected mustangs are knocking down fences and impregnating domesticated mares.

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Feds to gather 'nuisance' mustangs in Nevada

Feds to gather 'nuisance' mustangs in Nevada

FILE - In this June 5, 2013 file photo, horses stand behind a fence at the BLM Palomino Valley holding facility on in Palomino Valley, Nev. Federal wranglers plan an unusual wild horse roundup beginning in November 2014 near the Nevada-Utah line, where ranchers and rural residents say protec…

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Goldberg: The good news about offshore oil rigs

Goldberg: The good news about offshore oil rigs

Renewable energy is killing birds.

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BC-AP News Digest 7 am

BC-AP News Digest 7 am

A man walks in the street after police fired tear gas to disperse a crowd Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, during a protest for Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer last Saturday in Ferguson, Mo. As night fell Sunday in Ferguson, another peaceful protest quickly deteriorated after marcher…

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New plants taking hold at urban wildlife sanctuary

New plants taking hold at urban wildlife sanctuary

Hundreds of trees, shrubs have been planted at the Atturbury-Lyman haven.

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Historic Rancho de Las Lomas up for sale

Historic Rancho de Las Lomas up for sale

A onetime Tucson guest ranch that attracted many celebrities is for sale.

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Officials caution: Leave baby wildlife alone

Officials caution: Leave baby wildlife alone

Wildlife officials warn of the dangers of baby wild animals.

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Diabetes Quick Fix: Roasted Salmon With Asparagus and Pepper Penne Pasta

This is the season for wild salmon. It’s so flavorful, it only needs a little olive oil and salt and pepper and it cooks in minutes. At other times of the year, good quality wild salmon can be found in the frozen seafood section of the supermarket.

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New Rosemont Mine delay now assured; Fish & Wildlife taking fresh look at impacts on 8 imperiled species

The federal government formally announced Friday that it will restart reviews of the proposed Rosemont Mine’s impacts on eight endangered species including the ocelot.

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Gordon Douglas: Hunting by any other name is still killing animals

It’s hard not to chuckle at how hard some people have to work to not say something. A great example is Gerry Perry’s Dec. 23 guest opinion, “Hunting benefits Arizona.”

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Hike off that holiday feast

Hike off that holiday feast

Perhaps your Christmas feast will consist of a few leafy greens, a small serving of tofu and a glass of spring water. Good for you.

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2 lions, 2 sheep moved to Tucson's Catalina Mountains now dead

2 lions, 2 sheep moved to Tucson's Catalina Mountains now dead

Bighorn sheep and mountain lions are dying in the Catalina Mountains north of Tucson as a result of a "transplant" of 31 sheep into the range last month.

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Hike off that Thanksgiving feast

Hike off that Thanksgiving feast

Perhaps your Thanksgiving feast consisted of a few leafy greens, a small serving of tofu and a glass of spring water. Good for you.

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Wildlife refuges boost local economies, report says

Wildlife refuges boost local economies, report says

Visitors to Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge might catch a glimpse of some of the animals in the area, such as this mule deer doe.

November 05, 2013 7:14 pm
Take care with those pumpkins

Take care with those pumpkins

Putting a Halloween pumpkin on your porch could lead to a real-life scare: an unwanted visit by predators or other wildlife.

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Rosemont will buy land to make up for planned mine's harm to land, wildlife

Rosemont will buy land to make up for planned mine's harm to land, wildlife

Biologist Trevor Hare and mining executive Jamie Sturgess both have been studying wildlife corridors southeast of Tucson.

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