Tag: San Bernardino

Bald Eagles Seen in Southern California – next count coming up!

On Saturday December 21th, the first bald eagle count of the winter was conducted by local Federal and State biologists and volunteers around several lakes in the southern California. A grand total of 11 eagles (7 adults and 4 juveniles) were observed at the lake areas during the 1- hour count.  Six eagles (2 adults, …

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Lake Gregory to get makeover by contractor

Cassie MacDuff has posted in the Press Enterprise about Lake Gregory.  To be honest, I have never been there; it’s a sign with an arrow on it on my way up to Big Bear or down to the flatlands. Over the past 20 years, Lake Gregory in the San Bernardino Mountains has languished in the …

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Volunteers Needed to Count Bald Eagles

Volunteers are needed to help count bald eagles for the 35th season in the annual winter bald eagle counts in and near the San Bernardino and San Jacinto Mountains on Saturday December 21st, January 11th, February 8th, and March 8th. Concurrent Bald Eagle counts are held at Big Bear Lake, Lake Arrowhead, Lake Silverwood, Lake Perris, …

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Annual Bald Eagle Count – Next Date: March 9, 2013

This is just a reminder that the Annual Bald Eagle Count is happening March 9, 2013.  The United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service has issued a press release (that looks remarkably like the last press release) to remind volunteers about the upcoming count.  If you’ve got the time, it’s a GREAT way to see a …

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Bark Beetle Emergency in San Bernardino Forest Ends

It took four years of drought (1999-2002) to kickstart the bark beetle growth explosion, which, in turn, spurred the county of San Bernardino to declare a local emergency to combat the tiny little bug. After more than a decade of pitched combat, the Board of Supervisors voted to officially terminate the emergency declaration on January …

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