Giant Gartersnakes (Thamnophis gigas) were once found in wetlands throughout the Central Valley from Butte County in the north to Buena Vista Lake in Kern County in the south...
Where is it today? Where is it going to be tomorrow? Once thought nearly extinct, a multi agency effort is underway to monitor, manage and help recover this species.
The least Bell's vireo and southwestern willow flycatcher are migratory species dependent upon riparian habitat for breeding.
Understanding amphibian decline is a major research emphasis within WERC
Shrubland fires are always crown fires.
Smoke remaining throughout the forest from a devasting forest fire.
Telemetry monitoring of bird location and movement, Salton Sea, CA
To some degree land managers can control the spread of fire using certain tested methods. Read more to find out how.