New Agua Hedionda Watershed Coastkeeper team and countywide results

San Diego Coastkeeper (SDCK) is working with Carlsbad citizens to create a new water quality testing team of the Aqua Hedionda Creek and surrounding watershed.  Carlsbad currently has teams monitoring Buena Vista Creek (draining into…

Arroyo Toad, Bufo californicus, and Climate Change

This once abundant toad occupies sandy seasonal streamside habitats where they bury themselves during the dry season. Their habitat needs are very specialized: exposed sandy stream sides and vegetation for hiding in; calm pools with…

Invasive Plants Thrive with Climate Change

For conservationists, invasive species are those non-native organisms that upset the balance of natural ecosystems.  They become a problem because they can out-compete native organisms by corralling resources (water, food, etc.).  With climate change, invasive…

Update on Climate Change

Al Gore’s newest film, An Inconvenient Sequel, has recently been released in theaters locally.  I suggest you try to see it to get informed on the science of climate change and what the world is…

Making an impact on climate change

Ever wonder what you can do as an individual to combat climate change?  A recent Sierra magazine article (http://sierraclub.org/sierra/we-re-teaching-kids-wrong-ways-fight-climate-change?suppress=true&utm_source=greenlife&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter) discusses the research by Seth Wynes and his advisor, Kimberly Nicholas, which is reflected in the…