California Desert Protection Act of 2011

California Desert Protection Act of 2011

We couldn’t have been more pleased when last year, Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) sought to protect about 1.6 million acres of desert lands which resulted in drafting of the California Desert Protection Act of 2011 — and we’re anxiously waiting for it to be the real deal soon.

Saving Sick Sea Lions

Saving Sick Sea Lions

There’s an abundance of news circulating about sea lions coming ashore to local beaches suffering from seizures brought about by domoic acid poisoning. It’s not a pretty sight when large sea lions flail about helplessly on the sand foaming at the mouth. Heartbreaking, to be sure.

Concrete and Asphalt ‘Cages’

Concrete and Asphalt ‘Cages’

Living in Southern California can be problematic with crowded conditions, urban sprawl and nightmarish traffic. These challenges present a double and triple whammy to urban wildlife that must navigate, circumvent and survive in a landscapethat wasn’t here 50 years ago.

Win a trip to Santa Cruz Island

Win a trip to Santa Cruz Island

The fine folks at the Nature Conservancy are offering an island adventure that’s close to home, but worlds away. Enter a chance for you and a guest to experience the beauty and grandeur of Santa Cruz Island, one of the five islands that make up the Channel Island National Park off the Ventura coast.

Webcams – Not Just for Nannies

Webcams – Not Just for Nannies

After being named “Bird of the Year” by the Audubon Society, the Barn Owl (Tyto alba) continues its high flight in the spotlight with a view from the nest, courtesy of Audubon Starr Ranch webcam in Orange County. That’s right. Real time nature at your fingertips!

Send Us Your Wildlife Snapshots!

Send Us Your Wildlife Snapshots!

We’re looking for SoCalWild readers to share what they’ve seen!  If you’ve snagged a great picture and would like to submit it for consideration and posting, please send it our way.  They can be fun, professional, unusual, inspirational…if you like it, chances are we will too. Several quick requirements: You must of taken the photo […]

Where Do You Find Wildlife?

Where Do You Find Wildlife?

We’re looking for SoCalWild readers to share what they’ve seen!  If you’ve snagged a great picture and would like to submit it for consideration and posting, please send it our way.  They can be fun, professional, unusual, inspirational…if you like it, chances are we will too. Several quick requirements: You must of taken the photo […]

Share Your Backyard Critters!

Share Your Backyard Critters!

We’re looking for SoCalWild readers to share what they’ve seen!  If you’ve snagged a great picture and would like to submit it for consideration and posting, please send it our way.  They can be fun, professional, unusual, inspirational…if you like it, chances are we will too. Several quick requirements: You must of taken the photo […]

Taken a Great Wildlife Photoin SoCal?

Taken a Great Wildlife Photoin SoCal?

  We’re looking for SoCalWild readers to share what they’ve seen!  If you’ve snagged a great picture and would like to submit it for consideration and posting, please send it our way. Several quick requirements: You must of taken the photo that you submit (i.e. it’s your picture) You give SoCalWild rights to republish the […]