Morning habits that are bad for the environment
‘Plants for Birds’ Campaign Promotes Native Gardening
Spring is now here, and the National Audubon Society is promoting plant growth that will help animals that roam the skies.
A silver lining from California’s drought: Water conservation led to reduced energy use and less pollution
In April 2015, Gov. Jerry Brown called on the people of the most populous state to reduce their water use by 25% in response to a punishing four-year drought.
It was an audacious goal, and Californians came close to meeting it. Now, research has revealed there were some unintended side effects to this massive water-conservation experiment. It turns out that California residents weren’t just saving water, they were saving energy as well.
Coming Soon to SoCal?
Birders are asked to keep an eye out for the pin-tailed whydah, a pretty songbird native to sub-Saharan Africa, which could be making its way to Southern California – which could spell trouble for native songbirds.
California spotted owls prefer protected areas
To understand which characteristics of forests California spotted owls prefer, researchers determined it was important to take a look back in time.