Journal archives for December 2019

December 03, 2019

Starving sea lion pups appear 2 months early, foreshadowing ‘dismal year for marine mammal strandings’.

Officials at the Pacific Marine Mammal Center worry that early-season strandings of starving and sick sea lion pups could foreshadow a high number of rescues in coming months.

https://www.ocregister.com/2019/12/03/november-sea-lion-pup-strandings-hint-at-busy-rescue-season-ahead/amp/

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December 05, 2019

FRC students collar deer to study wildlife up close and personal.

“To be allowed (so) close to wildlife was an amazing experience,” said Kyla Deocampo, one of 14 students in the Environmental Studies 240 class that received crucial training and safety tips, like how to keep a deer safe while studying it, avoiding getting injured by antlers and staying clear of wildly kicking hooves.

https://www.plumasnews.com/frc-students-collar-deer-to-study-wildlife-up-close-and-personal/

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Mountain Lion Kills Dog, Attacks Another In Simi Valley.

A miniature schnauzer was killed early Thursday by the mountain lion, which had been reported Wednesday night by another family whose dog was also attacked.

https://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2019/12/05/mountain-lion-kills-dog-simi-valley/amp/

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December 10, 2019

Study finds California could triple southern sea otter population by recolonizing San Francisco Bay.

The picture of sea otters frolicking among kelp beds and rocky shoals has become an iconic image of the California coastline. But it may be drawing attention away from the value of other habitat that could truly help the endangered species in its recovery - estuaries.

http://news.sonoma.edu/article/study-finds-california-could-triple-southern-sea-otter-population-recolonizing-san-francisco

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December 13, 2019

Mountain Lion Captured In Simi Valley.

Authorities captured a mountain lion Thursday in Simi Valley, where residents and pet owners have been on edge from multiple sightings over the past two weeks.

https://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2019/12/12/mountain-lion-captured-simi-valley/amp/

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December 14, 2019

Foreboding sign for Monterey Bay sea lions.

Rescue organizations in southern California are finding sea lion pups sick and emaciated, stranded on beaches without their mothers months earlier than in previous years. This may not bode well for marine mammals in Monterey and Santa Cruz counties.

https://www.montereyherald.com/2019/12/14/foreboding-sign-for-monterey-bay-sea-lions/amp/

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December 17, 2019

Agreement bans people from Children’s Pool during seal pupping season for 10 years.

Humans will have to stay out of Children's Pool in La Jolla for the next five months thanks to a 10-year agreement between city leaders, seal advocates and the California Coastal Commission.

https://fox5sandiego.com/2019/12/16/10-year-agreement-bans-people-from-childrens-pool-for-seal-pupping-season/amp/

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December 19, 2019

Famous gray whale ‘Scarback’ grabs spotlight off California.

The sighting Tuesday of a gray whale famously known as “Scarback” has helped signal the beginning of the 2019-20 southbound migration off Southern California.

https://ftw.usatoday.com/2019/12/famous-gray-whale-scarback-grabs-spotlight-off-california/amp

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December 21, 2019

Group trying to build Sonoma ‘bear culture’.

There are long-told tales from vineyard growers that they don’t need a refractometer to know when their grapes are ready for harvest, they just wait for the bears to come down from the hills to snack off the vines.

https://www.sonomanews.com/news/10474583-181/group-trying-to-build-sonoma?view=AMP

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December 25, 2019

Reindeer on Radar.

But they all want to know one thing: where in the world the jolly old man and his sleigh full of gifts are on Christmas Eve.

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/amp/nation/you-can-track-santa-this-christmas-using-alexa-facebook-and-other-apps

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