While on an early morning call to the Foresthill Bridge last week, Placer County Sheriff's officers caught this video of a mountain lion strolling across the bridge. Luckily, the lion crossed safely and didn't cause any accidents or injuries. Sound effects were added for humor by the sheriff's department.
Two of three mountain lion kittens being recorded by researchers at a preserve in Sonoma County have survived to four months. The Audubon Canyon Ranch research team videotaped two of the kittens from a distance earlier this year when they were 10 days old. The den was found in the Glen Ellen-Kenwood area of Sonoma County. The cubs are the first offspring found as part of the study. Now the kittens are four months old.
Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger slammed Donald Trump's retreat from the world climate stage and challenged fellow Republicans to accept the science that spurred him to push cap-and-trade legislation.
Gov. Jerry Brown warned about the perils of inaction and credited a range of industries for their involvement in the climate package, from representatives for oil, agriculture, food processing, and environmentalists.
Sen. Tom Berryhill, R-Modesto, was the only Republican in the California Senate to vote for a bill to extend the cap-and-trade program through 2030. He said he voted for the bill because he won key protections for the agricultural industry.
Take a moment to appreciate the wildlife at Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge Complex, about 90 miles north of Sacramento off Interstate 5. The refuge's 35,000 acres of wetlands and uplands, and more than 30,000 acres of conservation easements, serve as resting and feeding areas for nearly half the migratory birds on the Pacific Flyway.
Showy milkweed defends itself from grazers by secreting a sticky latex when leaves are broken and is also poisonous to many animals. However, there are a few insects that have adapted in harmony with these plants. In this edited video produced by Yosemite
Yosemite National Park posted a video on Tuesday of two rangers showcasing their musical skills outside the park's Visitor Center. Do you recognize the tune? It's a traditional North American folk song called "Julianne Johnson" (circa 1840-1860), accordin