You may have noticed I haven’t been publishing in a while. Been a lot going on, medically at least. Had to step back at work to a part-time schedule because it became to hard to keep up with the pace of a full week. My guess is this is due to the cancer and treatment […]Read more "Happy Spring!"
These pictures were taken in January of 2018. A mother cougar killed a mule deer, then she and her kittens stayed nearby for a few days. The pictures are from a trail cam placed in the mountains by Pathways. Location data has been stripped out. Amazingly, the camera caught the exact moment when the cougar […]Read more "Cougars in the Sandia Mountains"
Today several of us led the BernCo East Mountain Interpretive Series event New Mexico Large Carnivores and Tracking at Ojito de San Antonio Open Space. Even though it was raining, a few brave souls joined us for the event! We talked about animal tracks, and how tracking animals is more than just following their footprints […]Read more "Tracking and Bears and Cougars, Oh My!"
The Bear Fair was a lot of fun, and attracted many people to come and learn about bears! People enjoyed the lectures. Kids liked the scavenger hunt. Many silent auction items were bid on. Due to being quite busy, I only got a few pictures. There were several tables. The ones for BEMP and the […]Read more "Had a Blast at Bear Fair 2018!"
Sunday, September 23, 2018 from 1 – 4 pm at the Albuquerque Zoo* Join the Sandia Mountain Bear Collaborative for this festive event which will feature lectures on living with Bears, and Bear behavior. Children’s events and booths about wildlife from local organizations will be near the Polar Bear enclosure! SCHEDULE OF EVENTS – […]Read more "Sandia Mountain Bear Collaborative Annual Bear Fair!"
Today a group of us from the Sandia Mountain Bear Collaborative are Bowling for Rhinos to support the Albuquerque Zoo. My bowling “skills” are non-existent but it is for a good cause. Life has been busy lately. Finally getting a chance to slow down a bit. The forest has been closed under drought conditions, but […]Read more "Bowling for Rhinos"
I took some pictures while visiting the Alameda Zoo in Alamagordo. Thought I would share them here. This is Rocky. He’s really mellow, and when I did the slow blink to him, he did it back! As you can see, he has huge paws! This is Nicole. She was resting, and very mellow on a […]Read more "Happy Cougar Faces"