Monthly archives: March, 2017

Feds block online animal welfare data

Extensive commentary after last year’s presidential election included the belief – or was it a fervent hope?—that caring for and protecting animals is a bipartisan effort, so activities already underway on behalf of animals would simply continue. Then came reports that US Dept. of Agriculture records having to do with the Animal Welfare Act and …

Considering Canada Geese

Think “Canada goose” and your first image might be a V-formation in the sky. Or geese in water, suddenly diving to harvest bottom grasses. Or, undeniably, the messes they make on sidewalks and paths. But messes happen everywhere, right? In fact, there’s much to be said about these birds that’s positive. And surprising. For instance, …