The wonderfully talented San Diego-area filmmaker Jim Karnik has an ambitious project in mind: an hour-long film that will introduce viewers to Californian biodiversity in all the varying ecosystems the state has to offer, from coastal tidepools to alpine rock and ice. This trailer is amazing.
Jim’s got an Indiegogo site set up, and as soon as I get my December budget figured out I’m kicking something in. Check it out and see if you want to as well.
Over a decade ago I stood at the Hills Ferry barrier mentioned in this article, confluence of the Merced and San Joaquin rivers, and wondered if the salmon would come back in my lifetime.
I still wonder, but this is good news.
Healthy salmon mark San Joaquin revival – SFGate.
Shaun G. deconstructs BrightSource’s latest plea to modify its agreement with the state of California over the Ivanpah solar power plant. In the process, he offers a stunning overlay showing how much of Yosemite Valley the project would fill.
Mojave Desert Blog: BrightSource Energy Distorting Reality.
White-tailed antelope squirrel in Joshua Tree National Park
I’ve got the story of an agonic interaction between a white tailed antelope squirrel and my jackalope up today at KCET.
Testing to see how the “link” mode of posts looks. This is a post of mine of today from KCET.
So here’s where Coyote Crossing lives from now on, at http://coyot.es/crossing. I expect to have some news about other blogs by other grassroots enviros and sympatico types at coyot.es before too long.
Things will be a little buggy around here over the next couple of weeks: I’ve done plenty of WordPress-using but not so much with the WordPress-administrating.
Until we start to get all that ironed out, here’s a bunny.