Cheryl Gray

State Could Ban Bobcat Trapping at Upcoming Meeting in Fortuna

July 21, 2015

Two weeks from now, on Aug. 4 and 5, the California Fish and Game Commission will hold its regular meeting here in Humboldt County, at Fortuna’s River Lodge Conference Center, and during its Wednesday session the commission is scheduled to decide whether or not to ban bobcat trapping statewide. Read full report.

Tales as tall as mountain lions

July 19, 2015

“I thought I saw a pussycat a-creeping up on me. I did, I saw a pussycat as BIG as he could be.” (With apologies to Looney Toons characters, Sylvester and Tweety Bird). Sorry about that, but that’s the first thought that came to mind when I think about rumors that keep popping up of native mountain lions (a.k.a. the eastern cougar) roaming around Connecticut. Read full report.