Monday, June 27, 2011

Conservation Connections

Of condors and marine mammal carcasses, both of which would be gone if not for human efforts many years ago.

These two California success stories come together across the Big Sur landscape in a pleasant first person account from biologist Don Lyman in the Santa Cruz Sentinel.

"When I see a condor in Big Sur, soaring over the coast, I see a perfect natural relationship. And I still can't believe that perfection was almost lost," said Joe Burnett, senior wildlife biologist and field supervisor for the Ventana Condor Restoration Program

Image from Ventana Wildlife Program. 

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