Flora & Fauna

Bad News Bears

Sometimes, the bears just win! That seems to be the verdict after months of repeatedly repairing a weather station installed among the giant sequoia as part of Save the Redwoods League’s Redwoods and Climate Change Initiative. My researcher colleagues, Anthony Ambrose and Wendy Baxter, installed a wildlife camera at our Giant Forest study site and caught the rascally black bears in action.

See a want-to-be circus bear go swinging from the weather station and tearing it to shreds:

Watch a mother black bear and her cub make a rough inspection of the weather station:

Hear the researchers’ perspective on trying to study climate change with help from some bad news bears:

To learn more about what we have learned so far through the Redwoods and Climate Change Initiative, click here.

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