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Down to Earth With Dagmar

Stories to inform, awaken and inspire San Diego

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 11:33 AM PDT

Helping Horses, San Diego's Oldest Equine Seeks National Grant

Helping Horses, San Diego's Oldest Equine Seeks National Grant

The Horses of Tir Na Nog in Guatay is hosting an open house this weekend as part of a national competition between non-profit horse organizations. At stake is a $25,000 grant, which would be a game changer for...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 10:50 AM PDT

Helping Horses, San Diego's Oldest Equine Seeks National Grant

Helping Horses, San Diego's Oldest Equine Seeks National Grant

The Horses of Tir Na Nog in Guatay is hosting an open house this weekend as part of a national competition between non-profit horse organizations.  At stake is a $25,000 grant, which would be a game changer...

Thursday, Apr 6, 2017 at 08:25 PM PDT

The Need for Mead: How a Cocktail Can Help the Planet

The Need for Mead: How a Cocktail Can Help the Planet

Mead is often referred to as the world's oldeest alcohol. NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap has more on the beverage's resurgence in San Diego.

Thursday, Mar 30, 2017 at 07:20 PM PDT

Achilles Heel in Effort to Save Species in Africa: Batteries

Achilles Heel in Effort to Save Species in Africa: Batteries

African Wildlife Veterinarian Dr. Will Fowlds talks to NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap about why batteries are so important in their fight, and how not having enough of them is a huge problem. 

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 07:38 PM PDT

Rhinos are Heading Toward Extinction: Conservation Leader

Rhinos are Heading Toward Extinction: Conservation Leader

NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap spoke with Dr. Will Fowlds, a world-renowned veterinary surgeon and global leader in rhino conservation, about why we are losing the fantastic beasts at such an alarming rate.

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 07:28 PM PDT

Take Flight Inside San Diego Zoo's Butterfly Jungle

Take Flight Inside San Diego Zoo's Butterfly Jungle

The jungle is only on display for 5 weeks and is one of the park's most popular attractions. NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap went to check it out.

Thursday, Mar 9, 2017 at 07:30 PM PST

Falcons, Hawks and Scare Tactics Abate Birds at Landfills

Falcons, Hawks and Scare Tactics Abate Birds at Landfills

 The trainer uses lures to put falcons and other predatory birds in the air over landfills and airports scaring away seagulls and other birds that dig into and spread trash. NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap has a...

Thursday, Mar 2, 2017 at 08:50 PM PST

Catching San Diego's Record Rains is a Tall Order

Catching San Diego's Record Rains is a Tall Order

California's reservoirs have been a constant focus during the recent stormy season, but the state's aquifers are at the most risk. NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap has more.

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 08:05 PM PST

Ocean Beach Man's Business is Recycling Broken Surfboards

Ocean Beach Man's Business is Recycling Broken Surfboards

Although business is booming for Mark Sanchez' Reeco Upcycled Surfboards, he said he'd gladly trade his gig for an industry-wide, eco-friendly manufacturing approach. NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap has more.

Thursday, Feb 9, 2017 at 07:52 PM PST

Catching Up With Walter The Dog, Terminally Ill Shelter Dog

Catching Up With Walter The Dog, Terminally Ill Shelter Dog

Ocean Beach residents Jessica and Jay saw Walter The Dog on the news as he was being pampered during Last Chance at Life Rescue's 'Best Day Ever". They liked him so much they went and adopted him. NBC 7's Dagmar...

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NBC 7 Weather Anchor Dagmar Midcap’s enthusiasm for animals and all things environmental can be experienced through her segments, "Down to Earth with Dagmar." Her fascination with animals, both wild and domestic is a constant theme in her story-telling. Watch her weather forecasts daily on NBC 7 News at 4, 5, 6 and 11. Keep tabs on her through Twitter and Facebook or via email.
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