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It’s spring: Wildlife activity on rise in Eastern Sierra

Mono County Sheriff’s Office press release With the warming weather and thawing snow, Mono County is experiencing an increase in wildlife activity. Although this trend extends through the entire county, Crowley Lake and June Lake have been the hot spots for bear activity. The bears are seeking food and are already damaging property and attempting to gain access […]

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Watch out for deer

Department of Transportation District 9 Director Tom Hallenbeck cautions the traveling public to slow down and watch for deer. (press release) As the weather begins to rise in the high country, the deer population is moving to their summer feeding grounds. To reduce deer/vehicle accidents Caltrans identifies known deer migration crossings on State highways with […]

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“Game on with the bears”

It seems like only yesterday that they went to sleep in their dens, but the bears of Mammoth Lakes have already come to life. Bear Man Steve Searles gave the Mammoth Town Council the wildlife word at their recent meeting. Searles said that the local bobcats and raccoons are doing fine. Deer have begun to […]

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Good news for Round Valley mule deer herd

The following is a press release from the Eastern Sierra Land Trust: A critical piece of wildlife habitat for the Round Valley mule deer herd has been preserved by the forward-thinking of some local property owners.  “I have always been interested in land conservation, and it finally came to where we wanted to do something […]

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Caltrans warns drivers about deer

A word of caution from Caltrans – slow down and watch for deer.  Last month, migrating deer crossed paths with several vehicles.  Caltrans has just issued tips for avoiding animals on the road. They say to stay alert, awake and sober.  Watch for deer crossing and speed limit signs.  Scan the road for deer and […]

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