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Home Invasions by Nuisance Raccoons

Raccoon, photo courtesty of USFWS
California Outdoors Q&A by Carrie Wilson
11/26/15 -- Raccoons come up through the culverts in our neighborhood and are causing a lot of trouble. Last year, there was one that tore a vent off our house and got in the subfloor and tore up our ducts under there... Full Story

Selecting Personal Optics

By Gary Heffley
11/26/15 --Selecting personal optics such as binoculars, spotting scopes and range finders can be difficult for many. There are a tremendous number of options available. For some brand loyalty makes the decision... Full Story

Groundfish – A look forward to 2016

Beyond the Breakers by Tom Marking, author badge,
11/26/15 -- The 2015 season has come to a close and now begins the task of constructing the groundfish regulations not only for 2016, but for the 2017/18 next biennial spex process. The 2016 season should be essentially the same... Full Story

A time of transition on Shasta waters

Jaynie Goodwin with husky Shasta Lake spotted bass. Photo by Jeff Goodwin
By Jeff Goodwin
11/25/15 -- With the end of November just around the corner, the fall transition on Shasta County waters is now in full effect. Water temps are dropping with the cooler weather and recent precipitation, and the techniques and tactics for... Full Story

What’s new at Kittle’s Outdoor in Colusa?

11/25/15 -- Black Friday has been turned into a 5-day event with practically the whole store on sale! For example: 30% off Duck Decoys, 25% off Clothing, 20% off all Duck Calls, 15% off everything else including Fishing Gear... Full Story

Shasta Co. kids plant trees, look to future

Laura Brodhead, a forest ecology intern at the BLM Redding Field Office, talks to Happy Valley School sixth graders in front of their school greenhouse. (BLM photo)
11/23/15 -- A group of sixth graders from a Shasta County elementary school joined with staff from the BLM Redding Field Office earlier this month for a habitat improvement project at the China Garden Picnic Area in the Clear Creek... Full Story

Floating in a Lupine Fantasy

Cheryl Wood, Wildflowers,, Floarting in a lupine fantasy
Folsom Lake, California photo by Cheryl Wood

Wildflowers in N. California and S. Oregon are irresistible to nearly all photographers. Many such images have been shared at for all to see. Please enjoy and add to this collection by visiting our Buddy Photos Wildflowers Photo Gallery.

Step into the South Warner Wilderness

Modoc County South Warner Wilderness, Phil "Flip" Akers

By Lorissa Soriano
Modoc County
is the home of many of California's best kept outdoor secrets one of which is the South Warner Mountain Wilderness. We asked someone who has experienced its amazing features, Phil "Flip" Akers, to tell you all about it...Full Story

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