Manatees are in search of a warm place to spend the cold days of winter. The real question is: will they be safe when they get there? How tourism could be trouble for Florida manatees: [ Dfnd.us Link ]
Conflicts between humans and bears can happen more often this time of year as bears must eat enough food to make it through the winter. Thankfully there are simple steps and useful tools to keep bears and people’s property safe:
The latest in wildlife news: Manatees look for safe habitat during the winter months, Secretary of State John Kerry speaks on U.S. commitment to climate change, Florida panthers expand their range, and new wolves have been confirmed in California.
One of the BLM’s proposed transmission corridors would cut right through the middle of the Mojave Trails National Monument. Our experts are working to show the agency how this could impact vulnerable wildlife, and how they can change their plans to better protect the landscape.
BREAKING: Experts have found signs that a female Florida panther has crossed the Caloosahatchee River for the first time since 1973! This is HUGE news for these endangered cats, and a great sign that the breeding population is expanding. [ Dfnd.us Link ]
Three Sisters Springs should be a haven for manatees during the winter, but tourism threatens these creatures at a time when they're most vulnerable. Find out more about how FWS is failing to address this threat and what we're doing about it:
Defenders and other wildlife organizations are asking every wildlife lover in America to call the White House TODAY. Call on President Obama to act while he still can and reject the inclusion of any riders on year-end bills that would weaken the Endangered Species Act.