Massive school of anchovies looks like oil slick
Appearance of baitfish near shore off La Jolla amazes marine experts, who can’t recall seeing such a sight in more than 30 years From a distance, the ocean near Scripps Pier off La Jolla, California, appeared to be the site of a catastrophic oil spill on Tuesday. Initially, Robert... Read more
Why the U.S. Gov’t Is Buying Heavy-Duty Water Guns
The federal government is requesting six water guns for one of its endeavors against invasive carp species, but they’re not the plastic toy kind. According to a presolicitation, the U.S. Geological Survey is looking for water guns that weigh hundreds of pounds and run on compressed air, nitrogen or... Read more
Only in California: A Choice Between Pot and Protecting Endangered Fish?
The battle over water usage in California has traditionally been between the Delta Smelt and Central Valley farmers, who grow more than 230 varieties of food crops. But in the “Emerald Triangle” of Northern California, there’s a new battle brewing: Between endangered Salmon… and marijuana growers. CNBC reports: Although... Read more
Politician in Virginia Posts Shocking Offer Involving Nude Photos of Texas Cheerleader Who Loves to Hunt
Mike Dickinson is a self-described liberal Democrat in the state of Virginia. He is also a flamboyant character with a history of making inflammatory comments and posting insulting messages. And now a few of Dickinson’s recent tweets about a young cheerleader show just why he’s a controversial figure. What... Read more
Deer Foaming From Mouth Attacks Woman
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The deer that attacked a woman in Westmoreland County has tested positive for rabies, according the Pennsylvania Game Commission. Rachel McGough is the manager at the Sherwin Williams paint store in East Huntingdon Township. She noticed the doe Tuesday morning as she was about to open... Read more
Poisonous Cottonmouth snake found in toilet
Imagine going to use a toilet and seeing a poisonous snake slithering in the commode. It actually happened to a construction worker in Hueytown, Alabama. “So when I was going to use the restroom, I see a snake around the commode and I’m thinking it was a joke,” worker... Read more
TPWD Online Public Hunt Drawing System Now Live
AUSTIN – Hunters applying for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s drawn public hunts can now take advantage of the new online-only Public Hunt Drawing System. The new online-only system is currently accepting applications for 2014-15 Drawn Hunts, including Special Permit hunts, E-Postcard hunts, and US Forest Service Antlerless... Read more
Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Season to Open July 15
AUSTIN — The Gulf of Mexico commercial shrimp season for both state and federal waters will open 30 minutes after sunset Tuesday, July 15. The opening date is based on an evaluation of the biological, social and economic information to maximize the benefits to the industry and the public.... Read more