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Journal from the James: What’s wild in Idyllwild, final entry …

Over the last several months the entries for the “Journal from the James” have included periodic accounts on the results of our trail camera...

Climate change and its effect on quail …

By James Reserve Team Quail Member Sean Race For many of us, climate change is an intangible that leaves us with more questions than answers....

Journal from the James: An interview with John …

James Reserve Assistant Director Dr. John Laundré was born and raised in the Midwest (Wisconsin) and received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees there. He...

Journal from the James: El Niño, El Niño …

By James Reserve Assistant Director John Laundré We have heard a lot this past several months about El Niño — about how it is or...

Journal From the James: Oasis de los Osos, our desert sister...

Many of our readers are familiar with the James Reserve from our writings and public talks. However, few know that the James officially consists...

Journal from the James: More of what’s wild in Idyllwild: Crows...

For those of you who remember the “Journal from the James” article on bobcats, I had mentioned I would follow with more periodic articles...

Journal From the James: Winter has arrived on the mountain …

With the abundant snow that has fallen in Idyllwild, an appropriate topic for this month’s contribution from the James Reserve is winter. Even though...

Journal from the James: What’s wild in Idyllwild? Bobcats …

On Nov. 19, the Idyllwild Community Center sponsored my presentation at its Speakers Series at Silver Pines Lodge. The topic was the motion-sensitive cameras...

Journal from the James: What good is a dead tree? …

With the drought persisting in our area, a lot of concern, and rightfully so, has arisen regarding the loss of many of our trees....

Journal from the James: Sky islands continued …

By Assistant Director John Laundré In the last “Journal from the James,” I pointed out the uniqueness of mountainous sky islands such as the San...
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