National Parks To Require Masks Indoors, Crowded Outdoor AreasThe National Park Service mandated Monday that all visitors, employees and contractors must wear a mask inside NPS buildings and in crowded outdoor areas, regardless of vaccination status.
Threatened California Red-Legged Frog Found Breeding In The Santa Monica Mountains For First Time In 50 YearsA recent stream survey has uncovered egg masses of the California red-legged frog at two sites – one in Los Angeles County and another in Ventura County.
'Largest Of Its Kind In The World': Plans For 101 Freeway Wildlife Crossing In Agoura Hills ReleasedThe crossing is being built to give wildlife a way to traverse the 101 Freeway, and avoid being struck by any of the hundreds of thousands of vehicles that pass through the area daily.
Mountain Lion Found Dead On 101 Freeway In Calabasas After Apparently Being Struck By CarThe California Highway Patrol’s West Valley division posted a photo on Facebook of what appears to be a young, uncollared mountain lion along the the eastbound 101 Freeway at Parkway Calabasas.
Caboodle Of Kittens: 13 Mountain Lion Cubs Born In Santa Monica Mountains This SummerNational Park Service biologists who have been studying the population for 18 years say this is the first time this many mountain lion dens have been found within such a short period of time.
Bobcat, Mountain Lion Found Dead In Santa Monica Mountains Tested Positive For Several Types Of Rat PoisonThe adult female bobcat, known as B-372, is the first in 23 years to have died from the effects of anticoagulant rat poisons. P-76 is the sixth collared mountain lion to die of uncontrolled internal bleeding, and the third in the past two years.
Santa Monica Mountain Lion Gives Birth To Three Kittens (2 Boys & A Girl!)The National Park Service has been studying mountain lions in and around the Santa Monica Mountains since 2002.
Mountain Lion, Suspected Of Attacks On Livestock, First To Be Killed Under State 'Three-Strike' PolicyP-56 was a male mountain lion between 4 and 5 years old, and had been living in the western Santa Monica Mountains south of the 101 Freeway. He was first caught and outfitted with a GPS tracking collar in April 2017.
4 New Mountain Lion Kittens Discovered In Santa Monica MountainsA litter of four mountain lion kittens recently found in a remote area of the Santa Monica Mountains is suspected to be the result of their mother mating with her grandson, National Park Service researchers said.
Remains Of Mountain Lion Known As P-55 FoundThe lion’s cause of death is not known. According to National Park Service Ranger Kate Kuykendall, P-55’s collar had failed to signal his death, and by the time biologists found his remains, they were already too decomposed to make a determination.
Endangered Species Of Frog Found Breeding In Santa Monica MountainsNational Park Service researchers thrilled with the discovery that a rare species of frog is breeding in the Santa Monica Mountains hope the public will do its part to let nature take its course.
Cub Of Mountain Lion Killed On 118 Freeway In Chatsworth A Month Ago Is Also KilledA vehicle struck the seven-month-old cub, known as P-52, on the 118 Freeway - the same freeway his mother was killed, the National Park Service says.
Mating Season For Tarantulas Commences At Joshua Tree National ParkHikers be warned – the National Park Service says it’s now tarantula mating season.
National Park Service Celebrates Centennial With Waived Entrance FeesGet a much-needed dose of nature this weekend at any of the four federally-protected green spaces within driving distance of Los Angeles in honor of the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary.
Bear Captured By Research Cameras In Malibu Creek State ParkNational Park Service cameras have recently captured images of a black bear in Malibu Creek State Park in the Santa Monica Mountains, which hasn’t had a resident bear population since the 1800s.