Big Bear Valley, CA, April 12, 2013 – Spring is here and deer, bears, birds and other wildlife are busy caring for their newborn offspring. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife recommends that people leave young wildlife alone if they see them in the outdoors. The improper handling of young wildlife is a problem in California and across the nation, most commonly in … [Read more...] about CDFW Asks The Public To Leave Young Wildlife Alone
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Big Bear Lake, CA, October 2, 2012, 6am - The California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) is reminding people who see bear cubs to leave them alone. Even if they appear orphaned, the most appropriate thing to do is to leave them in the wild. The DFG’s policy regarding orphaned cubs favors leaving them alone unless they are obviously sick or in dire need of assistance. The … [Read more...] about Please Leave Bear Cubs Alone
Big Bear, Ca, June 29, 2011, 3:00pm - The California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) invites anglers to celebrate Independence Day by fishing in California’s waters for FREE! Saturday, July 2 is the first of California’s two 2011 Free Fishing Days, when people can try their hand at fishing without having to buy a sport fishing license. All fishing regulations, such as bag … [Read more...] about FREE Fishing Day- July 2nd!
Big Bear, Ca, June 23, 2011, 4:00pm - If you have been wondering where all the squirrels went this year, the Department of Fish and Game has some answers. The Department of Fish and Game has recently found that the Western Gray Squirrel has been becoming sick and dying due to mange, a skin disease caused by mites. While the reason for the squirrel mange outbreak is not … [Read more...] about Department of Fish & Game Has Answers to Squirrel Decline
Big Bear, Ca May 7, 2011 3:00 pm - The grizzly bears that named the Big Bear Valley are no longer with us, except at the Moonridge Animal Park. Our local wild bears are the smaller and less aggressive black bears. They are not small animals however, and will be aggressive enough for concern if they are protecting food or cubs. Care should be taken when hiking, fishing, … [Read more...] about Protect the Bears of Big Bear
Big Bear, Ca April 23, 2011 12:00 pm - The Big Bear Valley is surrounded by the San Bernardino National Forest, over 676,000 acres of land set aside in 1907 for the preservation of the natural resources in the area. Enjoying this wilderness area is the reason many residents and cabin owners choose Big Bear for their home. Having a residence within the forest can require … [Read more...] about Enjoying Big Bear Wildlife