When Predators Strike: What Killed My Animals?

In and around the Victor Valley region of the High Desert, numerous reports of wild (and some not so wild) predators are appearing on social media, and sometimes, in the news. The number of calls we receive regarding this issue

Can Rodents Climb Walls?

A question we’re asked quite often, is “how well can rodents climb?” The answer depends largely on the definition of “climbing,” and which rodent the question refers to.  Some rodents, such as rabbits, can and do climb, but not high. 


This is a VIRULENT Newcastle Disease Quarantine Announcement Please read this, and share widely. Let friends and neighbors in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties know about this immediately if they keep birds of any species. A PDF copy of this

Caution: It’s Nesting Season for Birds!

Pictured above are just hatched ravens (Corvus corax) and eggs that could hatch at any moment. One egg can be seen in the lower left corner. It is blue and speckled. As Spring makes an appearance and the days begin to

Why using rodent poison is dangerous

Wild animals in desert habitats are truly amazing in the ways they have evolved to survive, in what is often one of the most inhospitable climates on Earth.  Whether predator, scavenger, or prey, there is a lot of competition for

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Welcome to OUR Blog Often, we’re asked questions about the types of work that we do, and about issues involving local wildlife.    We’ll post stories and videos about “all things wildlife” in our beautiful Mojave Desert region. Some posts