Los Padres Forest News — Natural History Wanderings

From Los Padres ForestWatch Trump Administration Proposes Rollback of Oil Drilling Regulations in National Forests Weaker regulations would apply to thousands of acres in the Los Padres National Forest.Read full story Governor Signs Rodenticide Ban to Protect Wildlife and Pets from Poisoning he law will help protect mountain lions, bobcats, owls, and other wildlife in Los […]

Los Padres Forest News — Natural History Wanderings

Los Padres Forest Watch reports Southern California and central coast mountain lions were placed under the protection of the California Endangered Species Act (CESA) while they are being considered as candidates for permanent protection under the law. The California Fish and Game Commission approved the protections unanimously at a hearing that was moved online due to health […]

via State Commission Votes Unanimously to Grant Temporary Protection to Central Coast and Southern California Mountain Lions — Natural History Wanderings

What do Mountain Lions Look Like? Mountain Lions (Puma concolor), are known throughout the world as “The cat with many names”, and it is true. They go by many names that you may have heard of, such names include: Mountain Lion, Cougar, Panther, Puma, or Catamount. However, despite the many names that go with this […]

via What To Do If You Encounter A Mountain Lion: An In-depth Look Into “The Cat Of Many Names” — TrailTrek California

Up in the Santa Monica Mountains, P-47 was just going about his job. The mountain lion, studied by researchers since he was 4 weeks old, was part of an ecosystem that keeps rodent populations under control. However, due to eating prey animals dosed with anticoagulant poisons, internal bleeding caused him to die a slow and painful death. Action #1 […]

via Mon 7/8: Protect wild California! Tell Sen. Jackson to support (2) bills with (1) call! — INDIVISIBLE VENTURA

Center for Biological Diversity News Release New Study: Endangered Species Act Has Saved 99 Percent of Protected Species From Extinction PORTLAND, Ore.— A study published today in the journal PeerJ shows the Endangered Species Act has saved roughly 99 percent of protected wildlife since its creation in 1973, demonstrating the law has been overwhelmingly successful. […]

via Endangered Species Act Has Saved 99 Percent of Protected Species From Extinction — Natural History Wanderings