On Toads and Toxins

Our field technicians often come across various species and life stages of frogs out in the field. The most common species we see are large American bullfrogs, Read More…

Flashback Friday: Three to Tango

In honor of Valentine's Day, today's Flashback Friday is a look at the love lives of the Sierra newt. When love is in the air for Sierra Read More…

Photo Friday: Frog-ouflage!

They might not normally be nominated for wildlife style awards, but American bullfrogs (Lithobates catesbeianus) can be found in a variety of colors. Their backsides range from Read More…

Photo Friday: Spotlight on the Sierra Newt

When nature is your photography studio, you never know what species of wildlife might become your next photo subject. We recently snapped this photo of a Sierra Read More…

Survival of the Salamanders

Secretive salamanders often live out of sight, creeping out of their burrows at night or when things are wet – times when people are not likely to Read More…

California’s Growing Marijuana Issue

It just takes a Google Earth tour to spot the rise of marijuana growing in California. Navigate through aerial imagery of Humboldt County forests, and patches of Read More…

Three to Tango

When love is in the air for Sierra newts (Taricha sierrae), these otherwise land-dwelling amphibians know it's time to hit the water. After adult newts reach about Read More…