Rain and wet weather may lead to a wildflower superbloom on Carrizo Plain National Monument in San Luis Obispo County, California, in spring 2019. Drought followed by storms led to native flower blooms in 2017.
A malnourished California sea lion was transported to a marine hospital thanks to wildlife rescuers and a Kern County firefighter walking along the Hearst San Simeon State Park shoreline north of Cambria.
A sea otter pup and its mother were reunited on Monday morning in Morro Bay. Officials from California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marine Mammal Center and Morro Bay Harbor Patrol helped reunite the pair.
California Fish and Wildlife Department relocated 60 tule elk from San Luis National Wildlife Refuge in Merced County, CA, to Carrizo Plain National Monument in San Luis Obispo County using a helicopter and net gun.
Damon Goodman, a fish biologist with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, studies where pacific lampreys live, including San Luis Obispo Creek. As adults, the eel-like fish migrate from the Pacific Ocean to fresh water to spawn.
Pacific lampreys return to San Luis Obispo Creek in downtown SLO, California. The eel like fish are food for wildlife and improve water quality of the waterway. The parasites once disappeared for a decade.
Plains All American Pipeline is proposing to rebuild a 124-mile oil pipeline across the Central Coast of California. The pipeline would bring back offshore drilling that stopped after the Refugio State Beach spill near Santa Barbara.
Plains All American Pipeline wants to rebuild a 124-mile oil pipeline across the Central Coast of California, bringing back offshore drilling that stopped after the Refugio State Beach spill near Santa Barbara.
Exxon’s plan for crude oil trucks and pipeline through San Luis Obispo County, California, is opposed by SLO City Council. Offshore platforms near Santa Barbara were closed after Refugio State Beach oil spill.
Morro Bay Winter Bird festival Chair Chris Cameron, spoke on how to find and watch owls, learn field ID, seasonality, vocalizations, range, habitat and owling etiquette. The scary sounds you hear at night might be an owl.
S&P Global downgraded the credit rating for Topaz Solar Farm in Carrizo Plains, California, due to PG&E bankruptcy rumors. The SLO County solar farm’s energy contract is primarily with the utility business.
Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant’s decommission is uncertain now that PG&E has told employees the utility company plans to file for bankruptcy as it faces billions in liabilities for California wildfires.
Nick Wapner, a 19-year-old Cal Poly student, was attacked by a great white shark at Montana de Oro on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2018. He describes how he kicked the shark in the head to break free of its bite on his ankles.
The Sierra Club sued San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors over a subdivision decision that allowed Fesler Family Trust in Arroyo Grande to rely on antiquated maps to certify lots and separate parcels.
California Fish & Wildlife Department moved 60 tule elk from San Luis National Refuge in Merced County, CA, to Carrizo Plain National Monument in San Luis Obispo County using a helicopter and a net gun.