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Deer have natural defences against the weather such as a thick winter coat, fat reserves, a reduced metabolic rate and sedentary behaviour.

Province warns against feeding deer during winter

By 980 CJME January 19, 2017 - 12:49pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 12:49pm

You may be doing more harm than good if you're feeding Saskatchewan wildlife.

It appears people might be worried about the welfare of wildlife during extreme cold, high...

Photo of a white-tailed deer.

Collisions with wildlife up in Saskatchewan

By 980 CJME October 13, 2016 - 9:50pm Updated: October 13, 2016 - 9:50pm

The Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation (SWF), along with SGI, is encouraging drivers to be careful when traveling on the province's roads and highways.

There has been a...

Hunting file photo.

Sask. man fined for unlawful hunting near Kipling

By Lisa Schick August 17, 2016 - 1:05pm Updated: August 17, 2016 - 1:05pm

Three elk were found dead and hurt in a field near Kipling last year and now a man from Indian Head has pleaded guilty to charges.

The incident happened last December....

Microscopic image of rabies virus.

Saskatchewan sees spike in rabies cases in 2016

By 980 CJME July 20, 2016 - 11:53am Updated: July 20, 2016 - 11:55am

Saskatchewan is seeing a spike in cases of rabies this year with 18 animals testing positive over the past few months compared to nine in the same time frame last year and...

Microscopic image of the rabies virus.

Bat found in Regina backyard tests positive for rabies

By 980 CJME July 15, 2016 - 7:32am Updated: July 15, 2016 - 7:32am

A bat found in a backyard in Regina’s Cathedral neighbourhood has tested positive for rabies.

The Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region is advising people to take steps to...

Moose recovers outside city in Regina.

Moose resting outside Regina after vacation at Wascana Lake

By 980 CJME July 7, 2016 - 2:02pm Updated: July 7, 2016 - 2:04pm

After a three day vacation at Wascana Lake, the moose is now recovering in a field outside the city.

Regina's latest wild visitor has been a bit of an attraction since...

Moose swimming in Wascana Lake.

Moose still camping out at Wascana Lake

By Adriana Christianson July 5, 2016 - 6:28pm Updated: July 6, 2016 - 7:07am

City folks might go camping to get closer to nature and wildlife in Saskatchewan, but this week a young bull moose appears to be camping out at Wascana Lake in Regina.


Photo of moose swimming in Wascana Lake.

Moose takes a swim in Wascana Lake

By 980 CJME July 4, 2016 - 1:20pm Updated: July 5, 2016 - 8:07am

It might have been a bit late for Canada Day celebrations, but a moose decided to take a dip in Wascana Lake Monday morning.

Maeve McKinnon with the Wascana Racing Canoe...

Bear spotted at farm north of Craven.

Bear visits family farm outside Craven

By Adriana Christianson June 7, 2016 - 12:58pm Updated: June 7, 2016 - 6:21pm

When Jackie Rich first saw what looked like bear prints in her yard, she brushed it off thinking that couldn’t be right, until a few days later when she saw the bear.


Baby bird featured in the 'Bread is Bad for Me' campaign.

Bread is bad for ducks and geese at Wascana Lake

By Adriana Christianson May 2, 2016 - 5:54pm Updated: May 3, 2016 - 7:42am

If you want to feed the ducks and geese in Regina, the Wascana Centre Authority (WCA) is asking you to please leave the bread at home.

Sarah Turkeli is the ecologist for...

Goose sits on eggs in nest beside Costco parking lot.

Canada geese return to nest in Regina Costco parking lot

By Kevin Martel April 6, 2016 - 4:32pm Updated: April 7, 2016 - 1:53pm

They're back and it's not for the hot dogs. Two Canadian Geese are once again nesting outside of Regina's Costco.

"They've been coming back for, I think this is the...

White-tailed deer

Most Saskatchewan wildlife benefitting from mild winter

By Lisa Schick March 1, 2016 - 7:02am Updated: March 1, 2016 - 8:00am

Many people might have enjoyed the exceedingly mild winter for the extra barbecuing opportunities it afforded, or because they didn't have to shovel much snow - and it turns...