Scientists Say Salt Marshes Vital For Rare Birds Are Disappearing In CaliforniaThe Ridgway's rail is a rare bird that relies on the salt marshes south of Los Angeles to survive. And that's why its future is in doubt — the salt marsh is disappearing under rising seas.
Sonoma County Farmland To Return To Natural WetlandA Sonoma County restoration project aims to make 1,000 acres of farmland a tidal marsh basin over the next 25 years.
Cluster Of Great White Sharks Spotted Off Northern California CoastExperts say a cluster of some 20 great white sharks was recently spotted by the U.S. Coast Guard off Northern California's coast.
Long Lost Footage Of Parachuting Beavers RediscoveredLong thought lost footage of wildlife officials dropping beavers with parachutes out of planes has been rediscovered.
America's Top 5 Must-Visit AquariumsWant to explore the ocean's depths while staying on dry land? Visit 5 of the most must-visit aquariums in the U.S. according to Sy Montgomery, author of, "The Soul Of An Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into The Wonder Of Consciousness."
Police: Mountain Lion Spotted By Southwest Modesto ResidentsAuthorities are asking residents to be on the lookout after two possible mountain lion sightings in southwest Modesto.
After Closing Budget Gap, State Of Calif. Is Being Asked To Pay $17 Million Owed To CountiesThe state reimburses counties for property taxes on land it converted into wildlife refuges. Yuba County has not seen any money since 2002.
Lice Appear To Be Behind Calif. Deer BaldingAn invasion of aggressive lice appears to be behind the balding of deer across California and may even be linked to deer deaths, according to state wildlife officials who are studying the hair loss.
Woman Driving To Work Hits Bear Near GeorgetownResidents of Georgetown in El Dorado County are used to seeing wildlife like raccoons, deer, even mountain lions. But Jennifer Loe was still shocked when a bear jumped in front of her SUV while she was driving to work Tuesday morning.
Orca Found Dead On Marin County BeachA 18-foot orca that had suffered a head wound was found dead on a beach in the Point Reyes National Seashore last week, a National Park Service spokesman said Monday.

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