Pacific Fisher News
Here is a link to a blog dealing with a seperate fisher reintroduction project in northern California called the Stirling Project. Follow the activity of this project on Sierra Pacific Industries land where 40 fisher were reintroduced and seem to be doing well.
Sacramento Bee article from January 2015 on the poisoning of fisher in illegal marijuana grow sites found in our forests. As the fisher is being considered for listing under the Endangered Species Act, illegal grow site poisoning issues weigh heavy.
Pacific fisher wildlife calendar for 2015 available. Some of the many wildlife photos the SNAMP teams has gathered over the last 7 years of research are being shared with the public through an 18 month calendar. It is a special glimpse at a rare and elusive animal.
Perils of illegal marijuana crops Rodenticides used on illegal marijuana farms have already been shown to pose serious harm to the fisher.
Poisons on Public Lands Put Wildlife at Risk Rat poison used on illegal marijuana farms may be sickening and killing the fisher.
Anticoagulant rodenticide (AR) poisoning has emerged as a significant concern for conservation and management of non-target wildlife.
U.S. Forest Service videos on the destruction of illegal marijuana grow sites. Take a visual tour of the damage left on our public lands.
Dr. Mourad Gabriel discusses the dangers of poisons used in illegal grow sites in our National Forests. Another good video working to share the details of the poisons being found.
The Pacific fisher is getting another shot at protection in California. After a lawsuit by the Center for Biological Diversity, a judge has told California's wildlife commission to reconsider its decision not to protect the fisher.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife has requested any additional information for their listing considerations regarding the Pacific Fisher. October 7, 2014 opens an official 90 comment period seeking additional scientific information or comments from the public as U.S. Fish and Wildlife considers whether to list the Pacific fisher as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.
Fisher paper: Estimating habitat value for the Pacific Fisher from forest inventory data
Here is a link to recent paper by W. Zielinski and others exploring valuable fisher habit with the use of detailed forest plot inventory data in the...
Orphaned fisher kits recaptured and released!
Two Kits Recaptured! Posted By: Anne Lombardo Written by: Rick Sweitzer and Anne Lombardo January 18, 2012 Mowgli and Orphan Annie as young kits Great News!! The Fisher Science Team of the Sierra Nevada Adaptive Management Project have...
You socked it to us!
Thank you 185 times over!! The wildlife research team from the Sierra Nevada Adaptive Management Projectrecently put out a request for the donation of single socks. They use them to hold bait for their camera trap studies of the Pacific fisher. The...
UC wildlife research team looking for single socks
A University of California wildlife research team working in the Sierra Nevada near Oakhurst, Calif., is asking the public to donate clean, gently used socks for research on a rare weasel called the Pacific fisher. The team is part of the Sierra...
UC Berkeley Researchers Study Pacific Fishers, Want Your Socks
UC Berkeley researchers are asking the public to root around in their sock drawers with a rare mammal in mind. They're looking for donations of used socks to help them study Pacific fishers. Pacific fishers aren't well-known in California. "They're...