May 10, 2012 by Jen Joynt
Over the course of two short months, great horned owls hatched and raised an owlet on a trail in Claremont Canyon in Berkeley. A “bird’s eye” view of the nest made it possible for passersby to get an intimate look at the owlet’s transformation from hatchling to fledgling. But as the popularity of the nesting owls grew, so did the ethical questions. How can so many people enjoy nature without doing it harm?
April 09, 2012 by Jen Joynt
Local wildlife photographer Jen Joynt observed the release of a rehabilitated golden eagle at Las Trampas Regional Wilderness in San Ramon. The eagle was likely hit by a car in October and suffered a fractured wing. Its successful recovery means it can return to the wild.