California’s trees could shift as global warming forces birds to move out
Song surveys show that species key to spreading seeds are shuffling up and down the mountain.
Although it can be found in several southwestern states and in Mexico, the California Condor is a distinct part of California’s natural heritage
Over a million snow geese have arrived in California: How you can see them
And for the past 20 years, there’s been Chico’s Snow Goose Festival of the Pacific Flyway celebrating the birds’ landing.
A Transformative Deal for Nature
Like the 2015 Paris climate accord, this new agreement could mark a turning point in how we manage our relationship to nature.
2019 Was the Second Hottest Year on Record, NASA Says
According to NOAA’s temperature report, 2019 was also the 43rd year in a row that saw above-average global land and ocean temperatures.
Aphid-munching beetle could help save hemlock forests
An introduced beetle that eats the eggs of the hemlock woolly adelgid is showing promise.
Officials propose California butterfly for threatened list
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed adding a California butterfly to the list of threatened species, officials said.
Travis Longcore in Financial Times: How Light Pollution Affects the Lives of Garden Creatures
Travis Longcore, associate adjunct professor at UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, has been working on the impact of artificial light on ecology since the turn of the century.
New Year’s Resolution: Plant a tree
Winter is a good time to plant a tree. Winter rains will settle the soil around the roots, so that they are ready for growth in the spring.
Sierra Nevada Red Fox Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection
n response to a petition and lawsuits from the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today proposed protecting one of North America’s rarest mammals, the Sierra Nevada red fox, as an endangered species under the Endangered Species Act.