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Goats here for spring grazing season

A herd of 400 mastication goats arrived  at the Broderick Boat Ramp this week where they will munch grass for the next several days before moving to other locations in the City. The animals play an important role in vegetation management and fire fuel suppression on city-managed open space.

 

   

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Bears burned in California wildfires healed with fish skins, released to wild

Two adult female black bears that were burned during the Thomas Fire in Southern California have recuperated and are now back in the wild thanks to the help of University of California, Davis, veterinarians and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.

 

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Dozens of new wildlife corridors identified for African mammals

Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have identified 52 potential wildlife corridors linking protected areas across Tanzania. Using a cost-effective combination of interviews with local residents and a land conversion dataset for East Africa, they found an additional 23 corridors over those previously identified by Tanzanian government reports.

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Horsing Around

Horsing Around

Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Forget gold, horses really built this country! The pioneer economy was dependent on horses for industry, travel, communication, and often for their very lives. Meet ranchers, wagon makers, blacksmiths, and horseshoers galore, and our very own Pony Express rider, Warren Upson. Come see the horses of the modern Pony Express! Sacramento Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818. For more information call (916) 448-0811

Loomis Basin Equine Medical Center hosts Fourth Annual Horse Health Fair

Loomis Basin Equine Medical Center hosts Fourth Annual Horse Health Fair

Premier Equine Medical Center in Placer County Invites Public to Learn About Horse Health and Help Horses in Need

8th Annual Woofstock this Sunday, Aug 30!

8th Annual Woofstock this Sunday, Aug 30!

2015 marks the City of Rocklin's eighth annual Woofstock.  This year the event is expanding to "Woofstock Weekend" with Pups at the Pub on Friday, Aug. 28Movie in the Park on Sat., Aug. 29 and then the grand Woofstock Festival on Sunday, August 30!  The Festival includes Woofstock Grateful Dog Rescue Run, Obstacle Course, Weiner Dog Races, 60's Costume Contest, over 130 Vendors, Entertainment, 20+ Dog Rescue Groups, Meet-up Groups, Bark Art and much more returns, plus you know we have a few surprises in store for you!

BIG Day of Giving May 5th - Won't you please help us save lives!

BIG Day of Giving ~ May 5

Will you partner with us on May 5 for the BIG Day of Giving online challenge?  We are hoping to raise funds and awareness for Sierra Pacific Great Pyrenees Rescue and other local nonprofits.