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Yosemite's great gray owl population was recognized as a distinctive subspecies in 2010. (photo by Joe Medley)

Give a Hoot for Yosemite’s Great Gray Owl

3/22/2013 // By Beth Pratt

This year’s theme for National Wildlife Week, “Branching Out for Wildlife,” celebrates trees and their importance to wildlife and people. In California, we couldn’t think of a more remarkable—or more rare—tree dweller to feature than Yosemite’s great gray owls. Why […] Read more >

Great horned owlets in tree cavity

Photo of the Day: Heart of Great Horned Owls

3/20/2013 // By Rachel Stemen

Photo by Jerry Patterson See more of Jerry Patterson’s photos on Flickr >> Celebrating National Wildlife Week The theme for National Wildlife Week 2013 is “Branching Out For Wildlife” and today, day 3, focuses on the tree trunk. Many species, […] Read more >

Green Jays

Photo of the Day: Green Jay Face Off

3/18/2013 // By Rachel Stemen

Photo by Kenny Salazar See more of Kenny Salazar’s photos on Flickr >> Happy National Wildlife Week! March 18 – 24 is National Wildlife Week, an annual event that celebrates wildlife and ways we can help protect species and their […] Read more >

Sandhill crane parent feeding chick

Photo of the Day: Sandhill Crane Chick Being Fed

3/13/2013 // By Rachel Stemen

Photo by Cindy Bryant See more of Cindy Bryant’s photos on Flickr >> Sandhill Cranes: an Ancient Bird, a New Threat, and How You Can Help Big Oil’s actions are threatening Sandhill cranes and other wildlife species with critical habitat […] Read more >

Great blue heron feeding chick

Photo of the Day: Great Blue Heron with a Great Fish

3/8/2013 // By Rachel Stemen

Photo by Eileen Fonferko See more photos by Eileen Fonferko on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of the Day! Share your images with our Flickr group […] Read more >

Northern cardinals

Photo of the Day: Northern Cardinals in Winter

3/5/2013 // By Rachel Stemen

Photo by Bob Daveant See more of Bob Daveant’s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of the Day! Share your images with our Flickr group […] Read more >

Northern gannets

Photo of the Day: Northern Gannets

2/27/2013 // By Rachel Stemen

Photo by Jamie MacArthur See more of Jamie MacArthur’s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of the Day! Share your images with our Flickr group […] Read more >

Golden-crowned kinglet

Photo of the Day: Golden-crowned Kinglet Face Off

2/22/2013 // By Rachel Stemen

Photo by Larry Keller See more of Larry Keller’s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of the Day! Share your images with our Flickr group […] Read more >

Great horned owlet

Photo of the Day: Great Horned Owlet

2/20/2013 // By Rachel Stemen

Photo by Wildlifeshoots See more of Wildlifeshoots’ photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of the Day! Share your images with our Flickr group and tag […] Read more >

An Altamira oriole swoops in behind a green jay

Photo of the Day: Green Jay Photobombed by Altamira Oriole

2/12/2013 // By Rachel Stemen

Photo by Kenny Salazar See more of Kenny Salazar’s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of the Day! Share your images with our Flickr group […] Read more >