The warm weather has brought out the rattlesnakes. It is important to understand them, learn how to avoid them, and how to identify them to keep yourself, and your family safe this summer. Rattlesnakes are an important part of our eco-community. They will generally not attack you unless they are disturbed or cornered, or perceive that they are threatened. In these cases, they will defend themselves.
Far too often the news we hear about mountain lions is negative. Sample headlines might read, "Packs of Mountain Lions Stalk and Kill Horses" or "Aggressive Mountain Lion shot by Police."
Being stuck in a snowstorm - actually, buried in snow inside a car for nearly 30 hours without food or drink - gives one plenty of time to think about life and death.
The Eastern Sierra and Northern San Gabriel Wild Heritage Act has received wide bipartisan support on Capitol Hill.
Making an eco-journal can be a great family project and a wonderful learning tool for kids. Any notebook will do. You don't need anything fancy - just an appreciation of the outdoors and a willingness to learn.
A wildlife corridor is a continuous thread of habitat that connects species of animals that may have been separated by roads, housing developments or other human activities. These animal corridors are important because they allow different populations of animals to inter-breed, which gives them genetic diversity. It also allows access to more areas of habitat so predators can follow sources of food.
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