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CDFW Promotes Watch Out For Wildlife Week

It’s something you need to be careful of all year long, especially here in the foothills, but the California Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking you to be extra careful this time of year. This is Watch Out For Wildlife Week, and department spokeswoman Dana Michaels says this is the time of year where you’ll begin to see more deer and bears…

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This busy part of the season usually lasts through November. Michaels suggests that you do what you were taught in Driver’s Training–always sweep the roadway from side to side with your eyes…

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The Highway Patrol reports that in California, at least 386 people were injured in collisions involving wildlife last year. That doesn’t include the damage that can be caused to vehicles, and the cost of removing dead animals from the roadways.



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