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‘Pelican Dreams’ Comes to the Southland »

“I have always been fascinated by these flying dinosaurs, but this film is really about relationships we humans have with wild animals,” says filmmaker Judy Irving about her new film,…

Oct 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
What's for dinner, LA? Photo: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

Less Poison in the Parks; More Owls in the Sky? »

The recent news that one type of dangerous poison has been discontinued in Los Angeles parks and open spaces was welcomed by Alison Simard of Citizens For Los Angeles Wildlife…

Oct 26 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Where Are the Vaux’s Swifts? »

Every fall between the end of September and the beginning of October, the Vaux’s swifts embark on a Southern migration, and along the way, these slim cigar-shaped birds with crescent…

Sep 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
THE WATER'S FINE -- Who needs hip waders?

Fishing the L.A. River – No Joke »

Rosi Dagit was pleased. The environmental scientist was at the banks of the Los Angeles River near North Atwater Park in Atwater Village waiting for anglers to bring over their…

Sep 8 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
WHO ARE YOU?  - Leno is suspicious (and curious) with new guests.

Burbank Mountain Lions – Part III »

There’s a new chapter being written for two SoCal mountain lions that were found almost three years ago under a car in Burbank. Remember them? The two cubs (about three…

Aug 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Coyotes in the Neighborhood »


Urban coyotes are in the news again lately with the pack-loving canines causing more –than-usual havoc in some SoCal residential…

Nov 7 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Discussing Wildlife Corridors and More »

Wildlife corridors - like this one in Banff, Canada -- could be a tourist draw.

How wild animals move around the landscape and healthy environments that can sustain them will be some of the topics…

Nov 6 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Crash-Diving Grebes Overwhelm IBR »

RECUPERATING - Eared grebes are where they belong...on water! Photo by BILL STEINKAMP

Body of water…. a wet concrete sidewalk…..sure, there’s a difference, but many eared grebes aren’t seeing it these days. The…

Oct 27 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Birds on the Brain at Bird Fest »


SoCal hawks, titmouses, thrushes, warblers, woodpeckers are the rock stars at the first ever Bird Fest held Oct. 18 at…

Oct 11 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Wildlife Crossings – Coming Soon to a Freeway Near You? »


Watch out SoCal…you may be hearing more about wildlife corridor in the coming weeks, months and maybe years ahead. To…

Sep 5 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Video of the Week

Do California brown pelicans dream?