- FDA: Kratom Heavy Metal, Rhino Dangerous Ingredients, Valsartan Recall, Salmonella
- WSDA: 2018 Gypsy Moth Trapping Results, 8 Cases Of Horse Flu Reported
- Not Strictly Toledo: The Chip Guy
- Today: Pager Turners, Yoga In Toledo
- Thursday: Gallery 505 First Look: Gifts Under $100
- Toledo High School Sports: November 2018
- Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Forms, Fun & More
- Social Media Update: Why The Other Toledo Is Absent From Facebook
In fact, First Look/Opening Night will be Thursday, November 29.
The Other Toledo regrets any inconvenience occasioned by this error.
FDA: Kratom Heavy Metal, Rhino Dangerous Ingredients, Valsartan Recall, Salmonella
- Statement by FDA Commissioner @SGottliebFDA on risk of heavy metals, including nickel and lead, found in some kratom products https://go.usa.gov/xP6XJ
- FDA warns consumers to avoid Rhino male enhancement products found at retailers because of undeclared and potentially dangerous drug ingredients: https://go.usa.gov/xP6KX
- FDA is alerting patients and health care professionals to a voluntary recall of certain lots of valsartan from Teva Pharmaceuticals, due to an NDEA impurity. See the list of valsartan products under recall: https://go.usa.gov/xPyj2
- FDA & CDC are investigating a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella linked to tahini produced by Achdut Ltd. FDA is advising to not eat the recalled tahini w/exp dates from April 7, 2020 - May 21, 2020. For complete list of affected products: https://go.usa.gov/xP6va
USFS: U.S. Forest Service Rebuilding Wet Meadows Through Shared Stewardship
Full post: https://www.fs.fed.us/blogs/rebuilding-wet-meadows-through-shared-stewardship
WSDA: Things To Know About WSDA’s 2018 Gypsy Moth Trapping Results
Although it is November, things are just starting to slow down for WSDA gypsy moth survey coordinator Tiffany Pahs and WSDA’s gypsy moth trapping program. They are only now wrapping up their 44th year of trapping for gypsy moths, part of a decades-long successful effort to keep gypsy moths from establishing in Washington.
Almost 30,000 traps went up this year alone, set out by 48 dedicated trappers... checked about every two weeks.
Traps help WSDA monitor for gypsy moths and provide three critical pieces of information:
- Which areas are free of gypsy moths
- Areas where gypsy moths have been introduced
- Areas where gypsy moths are reproducing/attempting to establish
European gypsy moth is one of the most destructive invasive species ever introduced in the United States. They defoliate millions of acres of trees each year, which can kill the trees. In 2016, the damage was so bad in New England that the swathes of dead trees could be seen on satellite imagery. This year, Rhode Island reported that one-quarter of the state’s hardwood trees have died, in large part due to gypsy moth caterpillar infestations.
Asian gypsy moths pose an even greater threat as they readily attack evergreen trees, which die with only one year of defoliation. Additionally, unlike their European cousins, Asian gypsy moth females can fly, which enables them to spread much more rapidly.
You can see the full trapping results on WSDA’s website and watch the video below to learn more about why gypsy moths are such a threat to Washington’s environment.
YouTube Video link here: https://youtu.be/rKHt4PcDQoA
Full post link here: https://wastatedeptag.blogspot.com/2018/11/trappingresults.html
Posted by Washington State Department of Agriculture
WSDA: Eight Confirmed Cases Of EIV Since Mid-November 2018
Every year, horses in Washington become infected with EIV. Since mid-November 2018, eight confirmed cases have been reported to the Washington State Veterinarian’s office. However, EIV is a common disease and is managed by private veterinarians, not WSDA.
Can humans get EIV?
No, but dogs can.
How to protect your animals
Vaccinate. This is a preventable disease with regular immunizations and biosecurity.
It is recommended that at-risk horses, such as show horses, be immunized at three month intervals while sedentary horses may be vaccinated annually due to a smaller risk of exposure.
For additional information visit WSDA's Animal Health Program page.
Full post: https://wastatedeptag.blogspot.com/2018/11/do-your-horse-favor-give-it-flu-shot.html
WDFW: Researchers will use drone to collect habitat restoration data on WDFW wildlife areas
OLYMPIA – Researchers working with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will fly a drone over Umtanum and North Fork Manastash Creeks between now and the end of November to collect information supporting river restoration before snow covers the work.
Cindi Confer Morris, WDFW's Wenas Wildlife Area manager, said participants in the project will collect data on the use of wood placement for improving fish habitat and stream function.
Flights will occur from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The work is part of a larger Yakima Basin "Wood Fiesta Project" to enhance aquatic habitat in remote watersheds by replenishing woody material. That project is a collaborative effort between Yakama Nation Fisheries, Mid-Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group, WDFW, the U.S. Forest Service, The Nature Conservancy, and the Washington Department of Natural Resources.
Collection of imagery by drone provides safer and more efficient river restoration monitoring data than would otherwise be possible.
For more on the Wood Fiesta Project, please visit the project webpage: http://yakamafish-nsn.gov/restore/projects/yakima-basin-wood-fiesta.
November 20, 2018
Contact: Cindi Confer Morris 509-697-4503
WDFW: WDFW invites the public to a 'digital open house' with the Director
Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
November 01, 2018
Contact: Jason Wettstein (360) 902-2254
WDFW invites the public to a 'digital open house' with the Director
OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has scheduled a webinar for Nov. 28 to give its new director an opportunity to discuss the agency's long-term plans to conserve fish and wildlife and promote outdoor recreation throughout the state.
To take part in the online event, the public should visit wdfw.wa.gov starting at 6:15 p.m. on Nov. 28. The webinar will begin at 6:30 p.m.
"The department's work is fundamental to people's quality of life and livelihoods in Washington," said Kelly Susewind, who assumed the position of WDFW director Aug. 1. "The webinar will allow me to introduce you to my values and approach and also hear what's important to you."
The digital open house is designed to meet public interest in a convenient virtual forum that will supplement live and in-person open houses throughout Washington.
Susewind, who grew up in Aberdeen, describes himself as a lifelong fishing, hunting and outdoors enthusiast. The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission, a nine-member panel appointed by the governor to set policy for WDFW, voted unanimously to select him as WDFW's director in June.
"I am committed to the mission of this agency, and that means hearing from people who care about Washington's fish and wildlife," said Susewind. "I want to share what I have learned, but the main goal for inviting people to these events is to hear what they have to say."
The webinar will be recorded and available at the department's website starting Nov. 29 for those who miss the digital open house.
Full post: https://wdfw.wa.gov/news/nov0118a/
Not Strictly Toledo: The Chip Guy
Lewis County’s premier gleaning resource, reducing waste while distributing surplus produce, soft drinks, bread - and chips. There’s no telling what finds you’ll net. Drop your donation in the big jar to help cover fuel & expenses, bring your own bags & recycle your extras, and score seasonal & year-round favorites.
Read the FAQ page, check to see if a distro is scheduled, and head over to the warehouse.
Richard The Chip Guy says: Be kind to the volunteers, listen to the traffic guy, don’t show up early and don’t park at the neighboring homes across the street. Share.
Today: Toledo Community Library Reminder: New Hours!
Open Wednesday til 6 PM, Thursday & Saturday til 5 PM.
Same smiling faces, same fresh-brewed hot drinks & snacks, NEW titles on sale racks.
Cowlitz Prairie Grange 6:30 p.m. meeting is a potluck second Wednesdays, cake-and-ice-cream affair fourth Wednesdays. Grange Hall at 5180 Jackson Highway.
Contact Lewis Rohrig (360)864-2744 OR Tom Boone (360)266-7055
Toledo High School Sports: November 2018
**Nov 28th JV vs Colombia Adventist 5:00/6:15 cancelled (rescheduled 12/17/18)**
Nov 30th @ Friday Harbor Tip Off Classic
**Nov 28th JV vs Colombia Adventist 7:30 cancelled (rescheduled 12/17/18)**
!!!! GO INDIANS !!!!
Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
Winterfest in Toledo is underway!
Holiday Gifts Under $100 (all local artisans) Nov 29 - Dec 23 Art Gallery 505 (864-ARTZ)
Walk N Knock (annual food drive for the Food Bank) December 1 10 am Toledo Food Bank
Toledo Senior Center Bazaar Dec. 1 9 - 3 pm Toledo High School Commons
Book and Bake Sale (Library fundraiser) Dec. 1 10 - 5 pm Toledo Community Library (864-4247)
Christmas Tree Lighting (Everyone is Invited) Dec. 1 5 pm Toledo Waterfront (Boat Launch)
Toledo Fire Department Christmas Tree Sale Dec. 1 Fundraiser For Volunteer Firefighters
November 29 - December 1: LCSW & WSU Host Free Tire Recycle - Mossyrock
December 1: White Pass Volunteer Ski Patrol Benefit Annual Brews Brats & Boards
December 4: Toledo High School Hosts FCCLA Dine-In Dinner
December 9: Santa’s Workshop December 9 at Morgan Arts Centre
December 10: Toledo High School Hosts Coffee House Revival 7 PM
Social Media Update: Why The Other Toledo Is Absent From Facebook
Facebook.com/TheOtherToledo was hacked Thanksgiving Eve, it is believed, along with MsHanson’s FB account. So Twitter is my go-to platform.
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ABC News Philly affiliate 6abc.com Action News reported: A growing number of social media accounts are getting hijacked with rightful owners getting locked out as reported by Nydia Han during Action News at 11 on November 19, 2018.
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