"The nest is at the center of a 1,000-foot radius firefighters are not permitted to enter, but must protect. Partnering with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife, Angeles National Forest secured the 1,000-buffer around and above the nest to protect the birds."
"Justin Vineyards & Winery in Paso Robles has halted all work on its proposed expansion project after receiving several violation notices.
The stop-work order comes after revelations the company cut down hundreds of native oak trees on the property without required permits."
"English singer Beth Orton is getting backlash for defacing a Joshua Tree and Cholla cactus in the desert setting of her music video for the song 1973."
"The incident is believed to have resulted in the death of at least one endangered Devils Hole pupfish, and police say biologists are working to determine the level of damage it may have done to the fish's food sources and egg sites. Less than 115 of these fish are believed to exist in the wild."
"Tribal leaders in Oklahoma have vowed to plant nectar-producing plants for the butterflies whose numbers have dwindled."
"The San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board announced Friday it filed an $875,000 civil complaint alleging that residential developer KB Home damaged a creek near Lakeside."
"A settlement of a lawsuit involving Montana’s largest wind farm and protections for hawks and eagles has been reached between owner NaturEner USA and San Diego Gas & Electric, which is buying the power it produces."
"Judgment Includes Order To Provide 107-Acre Conservation Easement Valued At $3 Million."
"Marine Corps Plans to Move 1,100 West Mojave Tortoises, Up to Half Unlikely to Survive."