Condor Cam Chick Needs Name

Condor Cam Chick Needs Name

Viewers can go online at http://bit.ly/condorname to vote for one of five suggested names. In keeping with the tradition of the condor program, the names have been selected from the Kumeyaay language.   read more

Tracking Desert Tortoises “Drone Style”

Tracking Desert Tortoises “Drone Style”

One of the best new technologies to emerge as a tool for wildlife studies is the unmanned aerial vehicle, commonly known as a drone.   read more

California Least Terns: Safety in Numbers

California Least Terns: Safety in Numbers

These colonial nesters make no secret of where they lay their eggs because, in contrast to the shy and independent snowy plovers, the least terns’ motto is safety in numbers.   read more

Not So Blue: Blue Mountain Koalas

Not So Blue: Blue Mountain Koalas

This past November I had the pleasure of heading off to Australia again to meet with colleagues studying koalas in the wild and to go see one of these new locations for our koala research, the Blue Mountains in NSW.   read more

The Fox Stole Our Bread from under the Sapote Tree

The Fox Stole Our Bread from under the Sapote Tree

One night I camped under a full moon in the dry forest with the Bear Specialist Group’s whimsical Ambassador Mi Ton Teiow and the field team of the Spectacled Bear Conservation Society. The sky was clear, so as we set up camp under a sapote tree.   read more