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Surround yourself with California’s wildlife and flora at Oakland Zoo’s eco-minded California Trail

Now celebrating its one-year anniversary, the eco-friendly exhibit offers gondola rides, an immersive experience in nature and up-close encounters with native California species.

Curious Monkey Tries Out Wildlife Photographer’s Camera

Danish biologist Mogens Trolle recently captured this charming video of a curious young monkey at the Tangkoko Nature Reserve in Sulawesi, Indonesia who decided to give wildlife photography. Or, at least, that’s what it seems to be doing.

Some worry Edison pole replacements could displace woodpeckers that feed, nest inside

As Southern California Edison replaces power poles throughout its service territory, including La Cañada Flintridge and neighboring Altadena, workers are being trained to keep an eye peeled for bird species that may be nesting or roosting in nearby vegetation.

How Plastic Usage Is Affecting Even Protected Wildlife

Protected wildlife is not safe from the plastic problem

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Poetry by Jess Morton

After Green Group Buys Forest, Logging Remains

One of the largest environmental groups in the United States recently purchased a part of the Appalachian forest.

Top 8 Reasons to Protect the San Luis Obispo Coast

The entire Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Complex is a unique ecological gem that is critical habitat to hundreds of coastal species and provides protection for 63 federal and state listed species.

IT’S RAINING KITTENS! FOSTER A KITTEN WITH KITTEN RESCUE

Los Angeles struggles with an intensive and lengthy kitten season, stretching anywhere from February until November and peaking in June and July. 

LARGEST EXPANSE OF PRIVATE LAND IN CALIFORNIA NOW OPEN TO WILDERNESS TRAVELERS

California’s iconic Tejon Ranch is opening the gates to its 270,000 acres for the first time to the public.

The 1,000th California condor chick in a decadeslong restoration program has hatched at Zion National Park

A decadeslong program to bring back the nearly extinct California condor has hit a milestone: The 1,000th condor chick hatched recently at southern Utah’s Zion National Park.