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Down to Earth With Dagmar

Stories to inform, awaken and inspire San Diego

Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 08:03 PM PDT

SD's Annual Bike to Work Day Really Does Make A Difference

SD's Annual Bike to Work Day Really Does Make A Difference

Thursday, May 18 is the city's annual Bike to Work Day. NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap spoke to local cyclists who are encouraging the rest of the city to take part. 

Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 07:48 PM PDT

Ultrasounds Could Help Save Northern White Rhino Population

Ultrasounds Could Help Save Northern White Rhino Population

Veterinary doctors are using ultrasound technology to inspect the reproductive organs of Southern white rhinos so that they can be used as surrogate mother's for frozen Northern white rhino eggs fertilized by...

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 at 08:00 PM PDT

Julian Group Aims to Erase Negative Stereotypes of Wolves

Julian Group Aims to Erase Negative Stereotypes of Wolves

Wolves have always been thought of as wild, dangerous and savage, but the Wolf Education Project is trying to show the lighter side of the species. NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap howls with wolves in this edition of Down...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 07:34 PM PDT

San Diego's Oldest Equine Sanctuary Competing for $25k Grant

San Diego's Oldest Equine Sanctuary Competing for $25k Grant

Horses of Tir Na Nog is competing with other non-profit equine organizations for a $25,000 grant, which would cover a third of its annual feed bill and most of its annual vet costs. NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap has...

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.

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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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