After more than 125 people fanned out across Southern California’s Inland Empire to participate in the last public bald eagle count of the season, a bald eagle in Big Bear laid a second egg at a nest where a live webcam is placed. It was laid at approximately 5:25 p.m. The first egg was laid on Wednesday, March 6. The incubation period for bald eagle eggs averages around … [Read more...] about Eagle Update: Second Egg Laid! Baby Eagle in Our Future?
San Bernardino Mountains - KBHR, The City of Big Bear Lake and San Bernardino County reminds you to be safe and courteous when visiting the mountains. Mountain residents, public safety agencies and government service providers are bracing for the usual mass migration of snow lovers from all parts of Southern California while urging them to be courteous, be … [Read more...] about Be Safe – Be Courteous – Be Respectful and Have Fun in the Mountains
Big Bear, CA - The newly formed Bear Valley Unified School District Education Foundation met last night to discuss ideas and opportunities for the 213 acre land donated to the school district in 2018 by RCK Properties. Foundation Board President, Steve Foulkes, gave an overview of the property and it's varied terrain. During the brainstorming exercise, community members … [Read more...] about BVUSD Education Foundation Brainstorms Ideas for Vacant Land
Big Bear, CA - Bear Valley Electric Service has announced the execution of its Memorandum of Understanding with Big Bear Area Regional Wastewater Agency for the partnership to commence the Bear Valley Solar Energy Project in 2019. The newly named solar energy venture will include the installation of a solar field at the BBARWA headquarters in Big Bear. “The Bear Valley Solar … [Read more...] about BVES Announces Agreement For Bear Valley Solar Energy Project
Special thanks to Friends of Big Bear Valley. Bald Eagle fledgling information courtesy of Learner.org. The young will stay in the nest about 11 to 12 weeks. By this time their downy feathers are replaced by juvenile feathers. At the end of this time the adults will start encouraging them to fly. First flights are often rather awkward and up to half of fledgling … [Read more...] about Bald Eagle “Stormy” Fledgling Facts
Mt. Baldy - On Saturday, April 14, at 8:10 a.m., deputies from Sheriff’s Aviation and the Fontana Sheriff’s Station were requested by San Bernardino County Fire personnel to assist with a reported injured hiker on the Ice House Canyon Trail. The victim, Liliana Hurtado, was hiking the trail with friends and fell approximately 10 feet down a steep rocky hillside. Hurtado … [Read more...] about Two Helicopter Hoist Rescues This Weekend on Mt. Baldy