Journal archives for March 2018

March 16, 2018

Grunion season kicks off: 12 tips for watching the little fish run along . . .

They flop and slip and make sweet love on the sand under the full moon’s light.

Grunion — unique little fish found only in Southern California and down south in Baja — are little marine critters that mate on the sand when the waves wash them to shore. When the grunion are running, people in the know show up in the dark of night to wait and watch, some ready with buckets to collect the critters to eat, when catching them is allowed.

https://www.ocregister.com/2018/03/15/grunion-season-kicks-off-12-tips-for-watching-the-little-fish-run-along-southern-california-beaches/

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March 05, 2018

Spring comes earlier the farther north you go.

For every 10 degrees north from the equator you move, spring arrives about four days earlier than it did a decade ago, a new study suggests.

This northward increase in the rate of springtime advance is roughly three times greater than what previous studies have indicated.

http://www.futurity.org/spring-phenology-northern-latitudes-1694382/

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March 02, 2018

March 25, 2018

DNR: Coyote activity on the rise as mating season begins.

If you've recently heard coyotes howling more, you're not alone.

Right now, the Department of Natural Resources says they're more active because of mating season.

http://nbc25news.com/news/local/dnr-coyote-activity-on-the-rise-as-mating-season-begins

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