When Coyotes Kill
Wily coyotes cause dog and cat owners to fear for the lives of their pets. 'Nature's Corner' columnist Eve Quesnel delves into the unfortunate times when coyotes kill, giving practical advice for learning how to live with them.
Getting to Know Alvin, Simon, and Theodore
John Muir’s “Squirrel of Squirrels”
Cohabitating, Lichen Style
A Booming Sound of Spring: The Sooty Grouse
A note of caution: Being territorial, particularly during the breeding and nesting season, the sooty grouse female will aggressively chase any human in her path.
Camouflaged in Winter White
The Tahoe area has four animals that turn white in winter - a jackrabbit, hare, weasel, and bird.
The Bluebird Landladies
The Buzz About ‘Meat Bees’
Think those are meat bees buzzing around your picnic? Thing again. They're wasps, and contrary to popular opinion, their presence does not predict a big winter.
Johnny Chickadee Cache
It’s been said that the little acrobat Chickadee can cache up to one thousand seeds in one day with a potential range of 60,000 to 90,000 seeds in one fall season.
Raining Pine Needles
Every two to three years, pine and fir trees shed their needles, an event known as a needle drop.