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Mary Papenfuss

California drought causes cattle and elk to lock horns over pasture

Apr 22 2015

POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE, Calif. A herd of tule elk move warily along a California coastal hill as a herd of Black Angus cattle graze nearby. Despite the apparent peaceful coexistence, the animals are at the center of a battle for precious grasslands reduced by the state's drought.

California drought causes cattle and elk to lock horns over pasture

Apr 21 2015

POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE, Calif. A herd of tule elk move warily along a California coastal hill as a herd of Black Angus cattle graze nearby. Despite the apparent peaceful coexistence, the animals are at the center of a battle for precious grasslands reduced by the state's drought.

California drought causes cattle and elk to lock horns over pasture

Apr 20 2015

POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE, Calif. A herd of tule elk move warily along a California coastal hill as a herd of Black Angus cattle graze nearby. Despite the apparent peaceful coexistence, the animals are at the center of a battle for precious grasslands reduced by the state's drought.

FEATURE-California drought causes cattle and elk to lock horns over pasture

Apr 20 2015

POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE, Calif., April 20 (Reuters) - A herd of tule elk move warily along a California coastal hill as a herd of Black Angus cattle graze nearby. Despite the apparent peaceful coexistence, the animals are at the center of a battle for precious grasslands reduced by the state's drought.

Unprecedented sea lion strandings in California linked to warmer Pacific

Feb 18 2015

SAN FRANCISCO The strandings of a record number of sea lion pups along the California coast this year are linked to a puzzling weather pattern that has warmed their Pacific Ocean habitat and likely impacted fish populations they rely on for food, federal scientists said on Wednesday.

Unprecedented sea lion strandings in California linked to warmer Pacific

Feb 18 2015

SAN FRANCISCO The strandings of a record number of sea lion pups along the California coast this year are linked to a puzzling weather pattern that has warmed their Pacific Ocean habitat and likely impacted fish populations they rely on for food, federal scientists said on Wednesday.

Casinos to cannabis: Native Americans move into pot business

Feb 06 2015

UKIAH, Calif. A damp plot of bright green grass next to a Native American greenhouse in northern California doesn't look like much, but it could soon set the burgeoning marijuana industry on fire.

Ode to the range - Cowboys take to prose to celebrate U.S. West

Jan 31 2015

ELKO, Nev. When long-time bronc rider Paul Zarzyski needed to rest his aching bones after an adrenaline-charged stint on torquing horseflesh, he often turned to the last thing most people would associate with cowboy life: writing poetry.

Ode to the range: Cowboys take to prose to celebrate U.S. West

Jan 31 2015

ELKO, Nev. When long-time bronc rider Paul Zarzyski needed to rest his aching bones after an adrenaline-charged stint on torquing horseflesh, he often turned to the last thing most people would associate with cowboy life: writing poetry.

Human feces map finds San Francisco's homeless

Dec 31 2014

SAN FRANCISCO Jennifer Wong has found a way to track the homeless and determine where help is needed: mapping where people defecate on the streets of San Francisco.

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