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  • ... /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 ...
  • ... 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 ... 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 ... almost a million and a half acres of the California desert , she announced Thursday. At a celebration of the 20th anniversary of ...
  • ... symbol, the famed Pine Tree Shield. The good news came in a cryptic one-sentence press release that the Forest Service ... public. By leaping into the fray, they turned back Secretary Vilsack's ill-conceived and ill-considered rebranding ...
  • ... that flashbulb had popped, and nothing illuminates this back story better than the pine plantation itself. ... in, that he please, please save her house. The LA Daily News recounted his creative heroics : He held a fire at bay on one ...

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