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Features BLUEPRINT FOR A SOLUTION - Students realize how valuable a wildlife crossing over Liberty Canyon would mean to humans and critters alike.

Critter Corridors in the Classroom »

Wiggling, fidgeting and anxious. The sixth grade class at Sun Valley Magnet Middle School were painfully waiting their turn to step to the front of the class. They tried to…

Dec 9 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

A Forest of Possibilities at Palos Verdes Peninsula »

Finally. A SoCal forest that’s been lying in ruins since the 1950s is getting proper attention and love. Not a trees-on-land forest; this SoCal oceanic giant kelp forest off the…

Nov 28 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
pelicans dreaming

‘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 »
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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?