A 540-acre section of land on the southern slope of Hollister Peak in the Los Osos Valley has been protected from future development, according to The Land Conservancy. Public access for hiking is still limited.
Plans to build offshore wind turbines off the California coast, including near Morro Bay and Diablo Canyon, are the focus of a meeting by the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management on Thursday in San Luis Obispo.
Of 76 whales that became entangled in fishing gear and other ropes and nets off the United States coast in 2017, nearly a third were in California waters, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says.
A Diablo Canyon decommissioning panel has ideas about what to do with the property near Avila Beach, California, and released a report after gathering a year of public input on the nuclear power plant closure.
Want to hike in San Luis Obispo at night? Hiking and biking permits for Cerro San Luis mountain, which can be accessed near the Highway 101 Marsh Street onramp, are available November 2018 through March 2019.
The US Supreme Court won’t reconsider a 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision about Fish and Wildlife’s No Otter Zone off the coast of Southern California that pitted wildlife advocates against commercial fishermen.
A team of explorers is in the midst of a 10-day expedition into a deep-water area of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary in California near Davidson Seamount, and it’s being streamed online at Nautilus Live.
A new study from Cal Poly SLO in San Luis Obispo, California, shows water quality conditions in the Morro Bay estuary could be hurting eelgrass recovery. The underwater plants provide food and shelter to animals.
Since January 1, 2018, 16 SLO County sea lions have tested positive for leptospirosis, a potentially fatal bacterial infection. Across California, 220 sea lions have been infected, The Marine Mammal Center said.
The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County, CA, says it needs $3 million to finish road improvements at the Pismo Preserve near Pismo Beach. The construction is needed before hiking trails can open full time.
Residents concerned about the potential impacts of oil drilling and fracking in Santa Barbara County gathered in downtown Santa Barbara on Thursday, October 11, 2018, to speak out against a proposal made by the Trump administration.
Blue Green algae can be toxic and cause rashes, skin and eye irritation, gastrointestinal problems or, at high doses, serious illness or death. Warnings have been issued for Laguna Lake in San Luis Obispo, California.