DISTRIBUTION, ABUNDANCE, AND SEASONALITY
The yellow-bellied marmot is common and widespread in, or near, rocky areas in the Sierra Nevada, Cascades and White Mts. Optimum habitats are alpine dwarf-shrub, perennial grassland, wet meadow, subalpine conifer, and open stands of … Read more
Dip netting in freshwater ponds, dissecting native plants, examining animal bones and owl pellets, and engaging all five senses during nature walks are only some of the activities that students experience during a typical field trip with WHF. Our Outdoor … Read more
The Third Annual Calling Back the Salmon Celebration was a day full of sunshine, live music, and activities. We experienced our largest turn out yet as our regional community came together to celebrate bringing salmon back to Auburn Ravine. Mumbo … Read more
Black Crowned Night Heron
Young Black-crowned Night-Herons often disgorge their stomach contents when disturbed. This habit makes it easy to study its diet.
The Black-crowned Night-Heron may nest in the same tree with ibises or other herons.
Adult … Read more
Prolific throughout entire continental United States, Canada, Alaska, and Hawaii.
Anywhere with abundant prey and structures to support the web – around light fixtures used at night, or tree branches, tall grasses, and bushes.
Most noticeable … Read more