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GRAPHIC: Impact of solar projects on desert tortoises Costly conservation efforts by state ... Biologists concluded that a vehicle struck the animal and ordered it euthanized. A flurry of emails ensued. Steve DeYoung, then a BrightSource vice president ...
Los Angeles Times · 3/3/2012
Federal funds are running out at the Desert Tortoise Conservation Center and officials plan to close the site and euthanize hundreds of the tortoises they've been caring for since the animals were added to the endangered species list in 1990. "It's the ...
KSLA 12 · 8/27/2013
Federal funds are running out at the center and officials plan to close the site and euthanize hundreds of the tortoises ... to be about 15 pounds and hibernate in the winter months. A desert tortoise can produce up to 12 hatchlings per year, which then ...
CBS 5 · ByPhil Benson · 8/28/2013
Officials with the Desert ... tortoises they have been taking care of since 1990, according to a special report by the Associated Press (AP). The refuge will stop taking in new animals in the coming months, and those new arrivals in the fall will be ...
redOrbit · 8/26/2013
August 29, 2013 (San Diego) – Earlier this week, Associated Press ran a story which stated, “Federal funds are running out at the Desert Tortoise Conservation Center and officials plan to close the site and euthanize hundreds of the tortoises they’ve ...
East County Magazine · 8/30/2013
Hundreds of desert tortoises living in a sprawling conservation reserve near Las Vegas will soon be relocated to places that will support their recovery. The vulnerable species, which for years lived a peaceful, sheltered existence at the Desert Tortoise ...
News Max · 8/26/2013
“Federal funds are running out at the Desert Tortoise Conservation Center so BLM (Bureau of Land Management) plans to close the (Nevada) site and euthanize any new desert tortoises even though they are on the endangered species list. This is so ...
Houston Chronicle · 8/26/2013
Federal funds are running out at the Desert Tortoise Conservation Center and officials plan to close the site and euthanize hundreds of the tortoises they've been caring for since the reptiles were added to the endangered species list in 1990. Officials ...
KOLO 8 NewsNow · 8/26/2013
If we euthanize him, are we robbing him of 30 years? It doesn't seem fair to euthanize them just because the tortoises are sick and someone ran out of money." Desert tortoises have made their rocky homes in Utah, California, Arizona and Nevada for 200 ...
Bakers Field Now · 8/29/2013
With federal funds rapidly evaporating, the Desert Tortoise Conservation Center will be closed by 2014. Officials plan to euthanize hundreds of tortoises they've been caring for since the species was added in 1990 to the endangered species list.
Outside · 8/26/2013