Camouflaged in Winter White
The Tahoe area has four animals that turn white in winter - a jackrabbit, hare, weasel, and bird.
Which Tree Is Which?
The Jeffrey and ponderosa pine trees may look alike, but there are subtle differences.
Gone from Tahoe: The American Pika
“With high metabolic rates and thick fur, pikas are well-adapted to the cold temperatures at high elevations, but these same adaptations make them vulnerable to global warming” (Joseph Stewart, 2017 study on pikas in the Tahoe region).
Stir fry, add to a pizza or concoct a sweet jam with some delectable edible plants found right here in the Sierra. They’re out of this world — or more like “out of the wild!”
Raise. Rehabilitate. Release.
Getting Ready for Winter
The beaver has long been thought to be non-native to the Sierra, but new evidence proves otherwise.
Sierra’s Masked Bandit
The raccoon is one of the most common forest creatures, but some of its traits are anything but.
The Bluebird Landladies
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.
Not enough elbow room in your kitchen? We asked three food truck chefs tips for cooking up great cuisine in cramped quarters.