This week the San Jose City Council spent two hours debating the economic impacts of a plan that would require developers to pay fees to keep their projects from harming endangered species.
California Department of Fish and Game
The Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley provides veterinary attention to injured, sick, and orphaned wild species in the Bay Area. This photo gallery offers a glimpse of the animals that have found a healing home there.
Reports of coyote attacks or close encounters in Santa Clara County are at their highest they’ve been in eight years. Wildlife organizations across the state say the public can prevent attacks while respecting the wildlife.
With reports of coyote attacks in Santa Clara County more than doubling in 2010, wildlife officials urge people to keep a safe distance and supervise pets and children when they’re outside.