Comments being accepted through Jan. 23 on status of tufted puffins, Steller sea lions – PDN


As numbers of tufted puffins collapse, probably due to dwindling herring stocks, the state looks into listing them as endangered. The puffin has traditionally reproduced on Protection Island. It has been one of the most southern breeding grounds in the northern hemisphere, and likely they will vanish soon from there without protection.

On the other hand, the Steller sea lion, which feeds on our dwindling salmon stocks.

http://peninsuladailynews.com/article/20150115/NEWS/301159996/comments-being-accepted-through-jan-23-on-status-of-tufted-puffins

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