Thursday, November 09, 2023

Wild Birds And Sustainability Are The Heart And Soul Of Randall Putz And

Nature has always been an important part of Randall Putz’s life, growing up in a nature loving family in Santa Barbara, California. “Thanks... READ MORE

Wednesday, November 01, 2023

Pacific Flyway Center - The Future

This area, previously used for agriculture, will now provide important habitat to birds that migrate through here each year. Improvements will... READ MORE

Monday, September 18, 2023

Paulette Donnellon Takes Top Prize In Share The Experience 2022

NATIONAL PARK FOUNDATION CONGRATULATES 2022 PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS The National Park Foundation and partners announced the winners of the... READ MORE

Sunday, September 10, 2023

Partner Profile: Kathy Jefferson Bancroft’s Whispers Of Wisdom

Kathy Jefferson Bancroft, Tribal Historic Preservation Officer for the Lone Pine Paiute-Shoshone Tribe, does not talk about her education much,... READ MORE

Wednesday, August 30, 2023

How Climate Change Affects Wild Birds (And What We Can Do)

The global temperature is rising, with nineteen of the 20 warmest years in the 20th century occurring in just the past 22 years. This phenomenon,... READ MORE

Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Wildlife Photography Gallery Opens In Susanville

Randy Robbins has pursued his passion for photography for many years, and with the recent purchase of a historic building in uptown Susanville,... READ MORE

Tuesday, August 01, 2023

Buckeye Hot Springs Upgrades Help Answer The Call

John Muir famously said, “The mountains are calling and I must go.” So, he did, and hundreds of thousands of people follow that same call... READ MORE

Tuesday, July 25, 2023

Exploring Butte County With California Watchable Wildlife

Throughout Butte County, a wide array of feathered friends, mammals, reptiles, insects, and fish are full-time residents, making it an ideal... READ MORE

Thursday, June 22, 2023

Bidwell Park: Memories, Magic, And Mortality

Chloe was one of several winners in the Vachini High School Writing/Photography Scholastic Awards 2023 competition sponsored by the Outdoor... READ MORE

Saturday, June 03, 2023

Rare Sighting Of Wolverine Confirmed In Multiple California Counties

Photo courtesy of Yosemite National Park The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has confirmed that multiple sightings of what... READ MORE

Monday, May 29, 2023

Tricolored Black Birds Are Endangered

Tricolored Blackbirds, unlike the look-alike Red-winged Blackbirds, are quite vulnerable to extinction. In former centuries, they numbered in... READ MORE

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

The Yurok Condor Restoration Program Needs Our Help!

A message from our friends: 'CALL TO ACTION! AVIAN FLU may impact condors in Northern California and the Pacific Northwest. We are asking our... READ MORE

Monday, May 08, 2023

Rain-fed Farms Face The New Normal: Reckoning With A Record Season

Even though the rain fell on a land suffering from drought, the wettest ten days of Ian Anderson’s life were mostly a wash. After the atmospheric... READ MORE

Tuesday, May 02, 2023

River Otters Carry Anticoagulant Residue

Photo credit: Vishal Subramanyan North American river otters would appear to be unlikely candidates for anticoagulant rodenticide (AR) exposure.... READ MORE

Wednesday, April 12, 2023

Deadly Mange Is Linked To Rodenticide

Please, everyone, stop using rat or rodent poisons. You are killing wildlife, too! This past week has been an emotional one for me. Tuesday... READ MORE

Tuesday, April 04, 2023

Support Responsible Wildlife Viewing For La Jolla California

La Jolla, San Diego is a top tourist destination with small beaches, upscale restaurants and shops. It also is a unique wildlife viewing area... READ MORE

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Ducks Unlimited Partners With California Watchable Wildlife

Ducks Unlimited’s (DU) mission is to conserve, restore, and manage wetlands and associated habitats for North America's waterfowl. These habitats... READ MORE

Sunday, March 19, 2023

Shravan Sundaram Photo Of The Year 2022 - In His Own Words

From the young age of six to seven years old, I've been captivated by birding, wildlife watching, and ecology. The defining moment that sparked... READ MORE

Saturday, March 04, 2023

Partnerships Conserve The Sierra Nevada

Originally published in the Mountain Democrat 2017, we continue to respect and honor relationships with our Sierra Nevada Conservancy and... READ MORE

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge 50 Years

The Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge in Fremont, which was authorized by Congress in 1972, was the first such area to... READ MORE

Sunday, December 18, 2022

Remembering P-22

Remembering P-22 The National Park Service joins our partners, friends, and community members in Los Angeles, and around the world, in remembering... READ MORE

Friday, December 02, 2022

December in the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area

First - wonderful news for landscape lovers. The colors at the Yolo Bypass have never been more vibrant. Who says that Sacramento doesn't have... READ MORE

Friday, December 02, 2022

Chochenyo Language Trail Markers Unveiled At Coyote Hills Regional Park

On Sunday, November 27, 2022, the East Bay Regional Park District celebrated the renaming of 35 trail posts at Coyote Hills Regional Park to... READ MORE

Friday, February 04, 2022

Sharing The Trails With Sue Griffin

I have always loved being outside. Whether relaxing at the beach, walking along northern California trails, hiking in Hawaii, or enjoying the... READ MORE

Monday, October 04, 2021

Defining Ethical Wildlife Photography & Viewing

Quietly sitting alongside the trail, tall grasses covering my presence, small kits begin to emerge from the den. They can’t see me, I am a... READ MORE