California Wildlife

Apr 03

Yosemite Conservancy launches KeepBearsWild.org

In partnership with the National Park Service and Wharton Media, the Yosemite Conservancy has launched KeepBearsWild.org, a website designed to help educate Yosemite National Park visitors about the black bears that live in the park. The website has an online bear tracker, information to educate the public on what to do when they encounter bears, …

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Sep 02

BLM Plans Meetings on Cow Mountain Recreation Management Plan

From The BlueRibbon Coalition: The Bureau of Land Management Ukiah Field Office will hold public scoping meetings in September to gather comments for a recreation management plan for North and South Cow Mountain. BRC strongly supports the managed OHV recreation program at the Cow Mountain National Recreation Area (NRA). The NRA provides important OHV opportunities …

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Aug 23

Summit Fire burning south of Big Bear Lake

A fire now named the Summit Fire is burning in the San Bernardino National Forest near Forest Service Road 2N08 (to the south of the city of Big Bear Lake and west of the Snow Summit ski resort). The fire appears to have started near Pine Knot Avenue and Knickerbocker Road around 12:30 p.m. Within an …

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Jul 12

Mill 2 fire update

InciWeb is reporting that the Mill 2 fire is burning off the 38 near Bryant street off Highway 38.  They’re also reporting that a drone was flying in the area, which caused the tankers to abort their mission(s). Keep your damned drones away from the fires, idiots! From Inciweb: The Mill 2 Fire started in …

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Jun 30

CSF Hosts 2nd Annual ‘California Wine, Wings & Wildlife’ Event in Sonoma

On June 29, in the heart of California’s wine country, the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) gathered members of the sportsmen’s conservation community and other supporters for the 2nd Annual ‘California Wine, Wings & Wildlife,’ western regional event. This event offered an opportunity for Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC) Members from the western United States and supporters …

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Mar 16

Heat wipes out California Poppy Bloom In Antelope Valley

Whew!  It’s sure been hot!  And that heat has cooked the color right out of an early bloom of California poppies. From 89.3 KPCC’s website: The weekend’s unseasonable record heat has prematurely “cooked” the color right out of the annual bloom of California poppies in the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve, which is normally covered …

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Oct 30

CDFW Resumes Trout Planting in Kern and Tulare County Waterways

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has started planting catchable rainbow trout in Kern and Tulare County rivers and lakes last month after water temperatures cooled enough to ensure success. The first fish from the Kern River Hatchery were put into the Kern River above Kernville and more fish will be planted from …

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