Adult condor in Pinnacles holding pen. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Environment / Nature

Central Coast condors begin to nest

At least three eggs have been laid since mid-February.

Condor #986 takes his first flight. Photo courtesy of NPS/Sarah Marquez.

Environment / Nature

Juvenile condors join the Central Coast flock

Helping to rebuild the population following devastating losses, biologists successfully release 11 as two wait in the wings for their turn.

Adult condor in Pinnacles holding pen. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Environment / Nature

Dolan Fire devastates Central Coast condor population

Pinnacles National Park and Ventana Wildlife Society say it’s ‘the single biggest loss of condors from a wildfire since releases began in California in 1992.’

Pinnacles Condor Recovery Crew member Gavin Emmons taking #1033 from nest. Photo courtesy of Alacia Welch.

Environment / Nature

Central Coast condors fall victim to Dolan Fire

Two chicks perish, nine free-flying adults remain missing.

Condor 340 tends to his nestling 912 in the nest. Photo courtesy of Pinnacles National Park.

San Benito Lifestyle

Condor at Pinnacles National Park takes his first flight

Now learning to survive in the wild.

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Nonprofits

Wildlife society offers non-lead ammo to local hunters

A free drawing will make boxes of ammo available to local big-game hunters