A False Spring Day | My Shetland

It was lovely today.  Blue sky and not a breath of wind.  Just perfect. Days like these are called a False Spring – The term ‘false spring’ refers to a period in late winter or early spring when temperatures become unusually warm, before suddenly growing cold again. During a false spring, the warm weather can […]

Major U.S. Supreme Court ruling expected any day on animal welfare

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Any day now, the Supreme Court of the United States could issue its ruling in one of the most important court cases in the history of the animal protection movement—one that could have implications for the quality of life of millions of farmed animals. First, a little background, in […]

Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary Inc.: International Volunteer Day

A big happy ‘International Volunteer Day’ to our incredible team at PVAS.    Possum Valley is run entirely by volunteers, with over thirty people supporting the Sanctuary on a regular basis in a number of ways.    The PVAS team clean enclosures, feed animals, run tours, wash laundry, chop vegetables, fundraise, hold bake sales, create […]

3 Actions to Help End Horse Slaughter on Voices for Horses Day

November 16th is Voices for Horses Day and we need your help in taking critical actions for American horses being killed for meat. This cruelty must end now! Every year, over 30,000 horses are sent by the US to Mexico and Canada for slaughter. They are crammed onto transport trucks without food or water for […]

Youth Climate Action Day 2022

October 22 was Youth Climate Action Day, a day to celebrate all of the incredible ways young people are involved in environmental activism, as well as a day to remind us of what we can all be doing to better serve the environment. As we look ahead to how to create a healthier future for our people […]

Bogus opening day + Animal control ordinance + Bike share ends

Hello Tuesday. Gretchen Parsons here with your roundup. Good morning! Bogus Basin is anticipating opening for the season in a month, we have the details. Plus, Ada County plans to update its Animal Control Ordinance. Today: 53° Mostly sunny. First Up Today Bogus announces opening day and more upgrades Ski season at Bogus Basin will […]

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