Tag Archive for: California wildlife

Toxic Algal Blooms in California Rivers Were Seen a Lot Less This Summer

As a beginner fisherman, Robert Allstead says he took up the sport partly because many around him kept telling him about their amazing fish stories.

“I didn’t have any to tell,” Allstead said. “I’ve got a couple now.”

Epic Snowpack Upends Rhythms of Life for Many Species in Sierra Nevada Range

The Big Melt is finally underway in the Sierra Nevada range, and soon there will be few wild places beyond the reach of water sounds: dripping, gurgling and roaring as runoff flows from lofty peaks to sage plains below.

But the whiplash change from extreme drought to epic snowpack is having very different consequences for a variety of species.