Wildlife

Bully Fire

Hi-Tech Camera Network Could Help Detect Forest Fires, Aid Firefighters

For decades, forest rangers in wooden towers across the West scanned the horizon with binoculars for smoke that could signal the start of a wildfire.

07/26/2015

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

Environmentalists Concerned Drought Causing Salty Bay Water To Invade Delta, Threaten Ecosystem

State officials are struggling to keep portions of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta fresh as saltier water from the San Francisco Bay pushes inland during another summer of drought.

07/25/2015

Mountain Lion Sighting

3 Mountain Lion Sightings Reported In Recent Days In Gilroy Area

Police are notifying the public of three recent mountain lion sightings in the Gilroy area.

07/18/2015

Mountain lion (Nick Nass/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

Mountain Lion Spotted Roaming Near Stanford University

A mountain lion was seen wandering around near Stanford’s campus Thursday night, the latest sighting in a densely populated Bay Area location.

07/10/2015

trout trapped in Gilroy creek. South Bay. California drought. Water drying up.

West Coast Drought Producing ‘Unprecedented’ Lethal Conditions For Salmon, Trout

In California, inland fisheries managers are considering emergency closures on several rivers so that fish weakened by the warm water do not die, even if they are released by anglers.

07/08/2015

One of the mountain lion sightings in San Francisco captured on a security camera. (Presidio Trust)

Mountain Lion Spotted In San Francisco 4 Times Recently; First Sighting In Years

Authorities say there have been four mountain lion sightings, all believed it to be the same animal, in San Francisco over the last week.

07/08/2015

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Mountain Lion Roams Close To Busy Daly City Mall

The latest Bay Area mountain lion sighting happened at a rather unusual place in Daly City.

07/07/2015

Shark Warning

Swimmers Warned Of Great White Sharks Off Seacliff State Beach In Santa Cruz County

In the past week, up to fifteen young great white sharks have been spotted along the coast off Santa Cruz and signs posted on state beaches are warning people to think twice before getting in the water.

07/03/2015

An American black bear (Ursus americanus) in forest (Getty Images)

Black Bear Captured After Roaming Monterey Streets

The city of Monterey was busy dealing with a curious bear in the streets Sunday.

06/14/2015

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Mountain Lion Spotted In Woodside

A mountain lion was sighted in Woodside Saturday night, according to the San Mateo County Office of Emergency Services.

06/14/2015

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