ceasing to be able to carry on business under a name under which it
Vince Gerwe, a long-time condor
volunteer, spends many of his weekends hiking to remote condor
nest sites, where he monitors nest activity using a spotting scope while perched on a neighboring hillside.
Ferries fleet carries 100,000 freight vehicles into the Channel Islands each year as well as exporting tonnes of local produce.
Some of the agents that impacted condor
demography, however, were less obvious.
On one hike through Pinnacles you can see nearly every condor
in the park, but those birds are also found on the California coast.
Jan Hamber, a condor
biologist who tracked AC9 since this male bird was a young chick in its nest in the wild in 1980s, shared the highs and lows of preserving this endangered species in this toxic world.
To enhance their numbers, biologists will use condor
puppets to rear some of the chicks.
All the evidence is there to support that the lead is caused by lead ammunition, but there is continuing research into other sources of lead in the environment," said Jesse Grantham, coordinator for condor
recovery for the U.
Nielsen begins his tale with his own childhood sighting of a condor
in the 1960s as the suburban sprawl of Los Angeles headed northward into the chaparral-covered hills at the edge of Ventura County.
In 1987, with the population numbering twenty-seven, the last wild California condor
was brought into captivity.
Twelve California condors
, which had been living at condor
recovery sites in Idaho, California and Arizona, arrived in late November at the Condor
Creek Conservation Facility, a special breeding facility being run by the Oregon Zoo in a rural area of northern Clackamas County.
filed a closure plan for advanced exploration and production in February.