Tracking mountain lions in San Francisco

December 19, 2014

It’s not unusual to see people working on computers in Silicon Valley, but Richard Pickens isn’t a software developer or a cybersecurity expert – he’s a member of a local conservation, research and education group working to track mountain lions in urban areas of California. Read full report.

Passerby saves injured bobcat on road

August 1, 2014

A young male bobcat, hit by a car on Highway 84 in Sunol in May, made quite a journey before being returned to the wild this week. Teams of rescuers from the Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley and Felidae Conservation Fund released the bobcat in an open space in San Ramon Friday afternoon. Watch full report.

Feature: In the lion's den - Pacific Sun

June 5, 2014

This past fall, after 40 years of being closed, Bootjack Campground on Mt. Tam reopened to the public. Martha Stafford, a longtime Mill Valley resident, was one of the first people to take advantage of the newly opened campsites. But, she won't be going back soon. Read full report.