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  • ... | Photo: chloesview/Flickr/Creative Commons License Bad news for lovers of alpine trees in East California: the whitebark pine ... grows above 7,000 feet in the Eastern Sierra and a few desert mountain ranges, is threatened by a warming climate and related insect ...
  • ... bag full of pine nuts. Gathering pine nuts in the desert mountains is a fall tradition that stretches back centuries. Especially in the cooler Great Basin desert , where the ...
  • ... that a shrub found in just four places in the Mojave Desert still warrants its Endangered status, despite a petition from a ... Irwin. It's worth noting that the Army agreed some years back to place Lane Mountain milk-vetch habitat off-limits to the tank ...
  • Researchers studying the deadly outbreak of distemper in desert kit foxes that started in 2011 report that they couldn't find any sick ... foxes trapped and sampled had distemper, a welcome bit of news for fans of the housecat-sized desert predator. A few of the foxes ...
  • ... Endangered or Threatened species under ESA. The news comes in a nationwide status update on so-called "candidate species," ... ridge tops in the Klamath and Siskiyou mountains, the whitebark pine , found on high-elevation peaks in the Sierra Nevada, the ... iit should be listed. A California population of the high- desert bird recently won Threatened status. ...
  • ... it'll raise a question: why not bring the Mexican wolf back to the Mojave Desert ? Configure block ... is the salvation of the world. Perhaps this is the hidden meaning in the howl of the wolf, long known among mountains, but ...
  • ... by a conservative organization to reduce protection of an Endangered shrub that survives in only five small populations near Los Osos ... by a conservative organization to reduce protection of an Endangered shrub that survives in only five small populations near the ...
  • ... Dianne Feinstein announces her intent to reintroduce a desert protection bill. | Photo: Chris Clarke U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein ... almost a million and a half acres of the California desert , she announced Thursday. At a celebration of the 20th anniversary of ...
  • ... iconic symbol, the famed Pine Tree Shield. The good news came in a cryptic one-sentence press release that the Forest Service ... American public. By leaping into the fray, they turned back Secretary Vilsack's ill-conceived and ill-considered rebranding ...
  • ... and extinction may mean increased peril for California desert species -- not because of the science, but because of how it's being ... so dire, study finds A rather unsurprising take from Fox News :Species Extinction Rates Grossly Overestimated, Scientists Say In the ...

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