Tag: California spotted owls

October 6, 2020

Yosemite spotted owl numbers stable after 2013 wildfire

California spotted owls remain in Yosemite National Park even after a massive wildfire burned through, which researchers say points to the effectiveness of the park’s efforts to re-create historic conditions...

June 7, 2017

A ‘burning issue’: Spotted owls use fire mosaic

Before mega-fires like the 2013 Rim Fire burned large swaths of the landscape, Yosemite National Park had been setting smaller prescribed fires to regenerate the forest. In a study published...

September 23, 2016

JWM study: Where do California spotted owls forage?

California spotted owls have been declining for two decades — largely due to habitat loss from logging. In addition, a warming climate has brought with it more severe droughts and...