What It’s Like to Intern in Ya’an

Given that we are accepting applications for the Winter/Spring 2015 Panda internship, we thought it would be appropriate to share some of our past experiences from our time in Ya’an, China. Even though the majority of an interns time will be spent at the panda base collecting data, there is still ample time to enjoy all the sights, sounds, and tastes that the city has to offer.

Bridge connecting North and South Ya'an
Bridge connecting North and South Ya’an

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Vancouver Gun Show Survey Results

We’ve compiled the results from the Vancouver, WA, Collector’s West Gun & Knife Show, where we had a booth offering non-lead ammo in exchange for lead ammo. The vast majority of show participants were eager to hear more about the health risks to wildlife from lead ammunition and appreciated the non-lead alternative we had to offer. Here are some of the results-Continue Reading

Winter/Spring 2015 Panda Internship NOW OPEN!

We are excited to announce that our Winter/Spring 2015 Panda Internship is now open. For the upcoming breeding season (March 1st to June 1st) we will be accepting two interns who will live in Ya’an, Sichuan, China. The application closes on Oct. 31st, so be sure to apply before the closing date. For more information, please refer to the internship tab on our homepage, or click here: Winter/Spring 2015 Panda InternshipGood Luck!


Ammo Exchange Updates

Our first non-lead ammunition exchange was a success. We owe a special thanks to the Collector’s West Gun & Knife show for donating the space at their Vancouver event. Additionally, Sportsman’s Warehouse was able to significantly reduce the cost of their ammo, allowing us to provide more boxes of the ever so popular upland-game steel-shot, to the gun show participants. We ran out of ammunition in 3 hours!








We are currently working to secure further donations so that we will be able to attend the upcoming shows at the Canby fairgrounds on 10/11 as well as the Portland Expo Center on 10/17. Don’t hesitate to send us an email with any questions- nate@pdxwildlife.com

Further Information on Hunting with Non-Lead- www.huntingwithnonlead.org

Collector’s West Gun & Knife Show- www.collectorswest.com

Sportsman’s Warehousewww.sportsmanswarehouse.com


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