Journal archives for November 2016

November 03, 2016

Two Gray Wolves Confirmed Present in Lassen County.

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has confirmed the presence of two gray wolves in western Lassen County.

http://yubanet.com/california/two-gray-wolves-confirmed-present-in-lassen-county/

Posted on November 03, 2016 13:26 by biohexx1 biohexx1 | 0 comments | Leave a comment

November 15, 2016

2016 'very likely' to be hottest year on record, UN agency says.

Feeling like it's been hotter than ever this year?
You're not imagining things, according to the United Nations weather agency. The World Meteorological Organization said Monday that 2016 will "very likely" be the hottest year on record and blamed climate change for the growing frequency of extreme weather events.

http://www.cnn.com/2016/11/14/world/2016-hottest-year/index.html?sr=fbCNN1114162016-hottest-year0345PMVODtopLink&linkId=31131791

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/physics-doesn-rsquo-t-care-who-was-elected-president/?WT.mc_id=SA_TW_ENGYSUS_NEWS

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November 20, 2016

Grab a free Black Friday pass (before they're gone) to one of 116 California parks.

The best Black Friday deal around might well be far outside the mall. You can snag a free pass to one of 116 California state parks if you want to hike rather than shop on Nov. 25.

http://www.latimes.com/travel/deals/la-tr-black-friday-free-pass-california-state-parks-20161116-story.html

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November 26, 2016

Living with Ventura County's mountain lions.

How species of different sorts can live together, in particular mountain lions and humans, will be the subject of a Wednesday workshop in Agoura Hills.

http://www.vcstar.com/story/news/special-reports/outdoors/2016/11/24/living-ventura-countys-mountain-lions/94304932/

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November 29, 2016

Giving Tuesday

Some of you may know that I sit on the Board-of-Directors (a non-paying position) for the Earth Discovery Institute. We are one of the smaller non-profits in San Diego but we do amazing work getting public k - 12 inner-city school children into the outdoors and feature education through environmental hands-on stewardship (see below). We are currently trying to fund our next fiscal year so if you feel like donating to a worthy cause today and you're glad Black Friday and Cyber Monday are over. . today, 'Giving Tuesday' . . . is that day! Think globally, act locally! We are also involved in environmental rehabilitation (like planting cacti for endangered cactus wrens), river clean-ups, and removing graffiti from national ecological reserves (people actually spray-paint on boulders!) to name a few. If you don't donate to our cause today, I urge you to donate to a similar local cause today; small local organizations like ours will be vital in maintaining habitat through this next presidency . . . but I hope you give to us! We're worth it! #GivingTuesday

https://www.generosity.com/education-fundraising/explore-discover-inspire

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California science curriculum shifts to hands-on learning.

Los Angeles Times | on November 5, 2016

http://m.sfgate.com/science/article/California-science-curriculum-shifts-to-hands-on-10595821.php

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November 30, 2016

Thar she blows: Tool helps ships avoid blue whale hotspots.

Scientists have long used satellite tags to track blue whales along the West Coast, learning how the largest animals on the planet find enough small krill to feed on to support their enormous size.

https://scienceblog.com/490242/thar-blows-tool-helps-ships-avoid-blue-whale-hotspots/

Posted on November 30, 2016 12:02 by biohexx1 biohexx1 | 0 comments | Leave a comment