Journal archives for April 2017

April 03, 2017

Bears will continue to visit homes, yards despite bounty of water, food, experts say.

Nearly 80 years of learned behavior stemming from interacting with humans will continue to drive urban black bears down into foothill neighborhoods abutting the San Gabriel and San Bernardino mountains.

http://www.sgvtribune.com/environment-and-nature/20170402/bears-will-continue-to-visit-homes-yards-despite-bounty-of-water-food-experts-say

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April 06, 2017

Yosemite New: Keep Bears Wild.

You say "Yosemite" and we say "bear." You say "Sierra Nevada weekend" and we say "aren't bears amazing"? You say "national park camp-out" and we say "bears forever, bears rule, yayyyy bears."

http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Yosemite-New-Keep-Bears-Wild-418260123.html

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April 10, 2017

Where to Spot SoCal’s Coastal Wildlife.

From Northern California to the Santa Barbara Channel all the way down to the San Diego Bay, there are innumerable boat trips that hold the promise of seeing a breaching whale during its mating season.

https://www.kcet.org/socal-wanderer/where-to-spot-socals-coastal-wildlife

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April 11, 2017

Watch Their Steps: Track Journey of Yosemite Bears Online.

Wildlife enthusiasts worldwide can track the movement of Yosemite National Park's iconic black bears through a new website.

https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/california/articles/2017-04-03/apnewsbreak-yosemite-tracking-daily-journey-of-bears-online

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April 13, 2017

Sonoma-based research team discovers den of mountain lion cubs.

Last week, Audubon Canyon Ranch made a surprising discovery of 10-day-old mountain lion cubs in a den near Glen Ellen. The three cubs belong to P1, a female mountain lion the team has been studying.

http://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/6875541-181/sonoma-based-research-team-discovers-den

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April 17, 2017

Sports Otter alert! Where to ooh and ahh over newborn marine mammals.

In the past 10 days, this year’s crop of otters started popping like gumballs out of a vending machine.

http://www.sfchronicle.com/sports/article/Otter-alert-Where-to-ooh-and-ahh-over-newborn-11074712.php

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April 19, 2017

Coyotes in the Presidio.

We are at the cusp of pupping season when the behavior of coyotes typically becomes more aggressive towards canines in the proximity of the den.

http://www.presidio.gov/presidio-trust/planning/Coyotes-in-the-Presidio

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April 22, 2017

The March for Science: What You Need to Know.

The March for Science started with a few scientists on social media who felt their community was threatened under the Trump administration. Now, thousands of people are expected to demonstrate in Washington and in smaller events around the world on Saturday, which is also Earth Day. Here’s what you should know about the event.

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/04/22/science/march-for-science.html?referer=https://www.google.com/

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April 23, 2017

Toxin likely to blame for sea lion, bird deaths.

A flood of calls started over the weekend as beachgoers spotted sick or dying sea lions stranded on local beaches.

http://www.vcstar.com/story/news/special-reports/outdoors/2017/04/20/toxin-likely-blame-sea-lion-bird-deaths-ventura-county-california/100669606/

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April 26, 2017

Dead Whale off San Diego Becomes Giant Great White Shark’s All-You-Can-Eat Buffet.

A great white shark the size of a Vanagon was off of Oceanside on Monday morning. But don’t worry, it was full — the gargantuan female had been gorging itself for nearly a day on the remains of a bloated humpback whale.

http://www.theinertia.com/environment/dead-whale-off-san-diego-becomes-giant-great-white-sharks-all-you-can-eat-buffet/

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