UPDATE: Due to the incoming storm and the already-limited parking conditions prompted by storms earlier this week, the Big Bear and Lake Arrowhead counts have been canceled. The counts at Lake Hemet, Silverwood Lake and Lake Perris are still scheduled. Additionally, the 11 a.m. bald eagle talk at the Big Bear Discovery Center is also still scheduled. Big Bear, CA - The live … [Read more...] about UPDATE: EAGLE COUNT POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER – Big Bear Bald Eagles Are Mating.
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Big Bear, CA - The California Department of Fish and Wildlife and the U.S. Forest Service remind citizens visiting or living in the high country and foothills that fall is the time of year for increased bear foraging activity and more human and bear encounters are possible. California black bears are typically active and foraging between April and mid-fall, but in autumn, … [Read more...] about Fall is the Season for Heightened Bear Activity in the High Country
Big Bear, CA - The U.S. Forest Service and their partner, the Southern California Mountains Foundation, are seeking volunteers of all ages who would enjoy working both in the forest and in their commercial size greenhouse to benefit the ecological restoration program. For over 20 years, Volunteers in the USFS Greenthumbs Program have restored disturbed lands across the San … [Read more...] about Big Bear Greenthumbs seek Volunteers for 2017 Season
Big Bear, CA, September 1, 2016 - The San Bernardino National Forest will increase the current seasonal fire restrictions effective Friday, September 2, 2016. Continued hot and dry conditions, coupled with a long-term outlook that predicts no change in weather trends and normal fall winds, have prompted local fire mangers to implement additional fire restrictions on the … [Read more...] about SBD National Forest Increases Fire Restrictions
San Bernardino, CA, July 20 - To implement a settlement reached by plaintiffs and the U.S. Forest Service, a district court has vacated a 2014 ruling that affected the U.S. Forest Service’s ability to enforce recreation fees at standard amenity recreation fee sites in the Los Padres, Angeles, San Bernardino and Cleveland National Forests in southern California. On May 19, … [Read more...] about The Adventure Pass is Back
San Bernardino National Forest, CA, July 11, 2016 - High school students, ages 15-17, are using their summer break to work in conservation, side-by-side with the Southern California Mountains Foundation and U.S. Forest Service staff, fulfilling a need for trail maintenance in the Cleveland and San Bernardino National Forests. It's a 7-week paid assignment for 11 students in a … [Read more...] about Youth Conservation Corps Benefits Students and Mountains