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Down to Earth With Dagmar

Down to Earth With Dagmar

Stories to inform, awaken and inspire San Diego

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...

Thursday, Dec 15, 2016 at 09:24 PM PST

Animal Art with Nature

Animal Art with Nature

From yard waste to works of art. A San Diego woman is taking palm fronds and turning them into artistic animals. NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap has the story.

Tuesday, Dec 20, 2016 at 07:52 PM PST

What to Consider Before Buying a Pet for Christmas

What to Consider Before Buying a Pet for Christmas

While animals can bring joy and delight to the holidays, finding a forever home requires time and effort. NBC 7’s Dagmar Midcap offers insight on how to make sure you pick the right pet for your family this...

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 07:27 PM PST

Youngsters Learn Mosquito Biology at St. Patrick's School

Youngsters Learn Mosquito Biology at St. Patrick's School

Students at St. Patrick's School in North Park spent the day learning about mosquitoes and how they live with the help of the American Mosquito Control Association. NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap is here to tell you all...

Thursday, Dec 29, 2016 at 08:31 PM PST

Zoo Staff Extracts Bullet from Torso of Wallis the Rhino

Zoo Staff Extracts Bullet from Torso of Wallis the Rhino

San Diego Zoo Safari Park staff noticed a wound in Wallis’ side when she arrived at her new home last November, and after various forms of treatment failed one zookeeper developed a wild theory. NBC 7’s...

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016 at 07:41 PM PST

Expanding Interstate 5 and the Impact on the Environment

Expanding Interstate 5 and the Impact on the Environment

What will be the environmental impact of the North Coast Corridor Project? Could the expansion of the freeway and railway actually benefit the San Elijo Lagoon? NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap has the story.

Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016 at 07:51 PM PST

Experience Hands-On Interaction at Escondido EcoVivarium

Experience Hands-On Interaction at Escondido EcoVivarium

NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap visited the EcoVivarium in Escondidio where unique hands-on interaction with animals is forging growth and confidence in children.

About Us
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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