Cosumnes River Preserve Mountain Lion Camera Trap Project Begun March 2014 – Concluded March 2018 The Preserve’s mountain lion camera trap project was conducted over the course of four years. It began in 2014 when the Bureau of Land Management
Rubber Boots and Wet Cameras
The Preserve was covered in an early morning sea of mist and we watched as the sun rose and illuminated the tiny water droplets swirling around us. Ground mist even swirled out along the roadway as we passed ducks and
Tracks and Quail and Spiders!
As we headed out on to the Preserve this day, the ground mist swirled around us and the big oak trees on the skylines were shrouded in fog. Standing still on the ground, we could see tiny droplets of moisture
Watching for Spring
Wildlife on the Preserve has still been living with freezing weather as the temperature drops to mid- to low 30s and lower at night, bringing frost and extremely cold mornings. Our lowest temperature on the trail cameras registered at 23
Field Day in the Field!
Some days are more wildlife-prone than others. We’re always on the lookout for mountain lion sign and hope this will be the day we catch a puma padding by on one of our cameras, but we always find great joy