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The annual Bear Fair is coming up fast! This year’s fair will be held Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 1 PM – 4 PM at the Doc Long Picnic Area in the Cibola national forest.
Scientific American has this article about the pinon and it’s potential in the western US. A lot of the climate change impacts on nature are seen here before most places, although this article also suggests that the fluctuation in trees could be due to previous abundance. In this post, a bear attempts to get into […]Read more "Interesting Article and FB post"
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!"