BREAKING NEWS FROM THE JAMES RESERVE!
Here, at the James Reserve, we decided to publish a little blog of the most interesting facts happening at the Reserve and its surroundings.
We hope you enjoy it!
December 4, 2018: CA-243 closure between Banning and the James Reserve, use alternative route.
November 28, 2018: The Fall 2018 Newsletter was released!
October 31, 2018: Last night at 10.49 pm a bear walked around the Trailfinders Lodge without touching anything. It appears that it disturbed some of the trash cans at Lake Fulmor, but not the dumpsters though.
It looked healthy and in good shape. Here is a short video of its visit.
October 24, 2018: Last night a bear visited again the dumpsters at Lake Fulmor showing that they are human proof but not bear-proof.
October 21, 2018: A solitary bear walked by the Trailfinder Lodge while users were asleep (VIDEO).
October 6, 2018: One bear appeared in our cameras at 4.03 am. Bears also disturbed the trash cans at Lake Fulmor. We had a camera set up by the dumpsters, but it does not look like they tried to force them.
September 27, 2018: A bear disturbed the dumpsters at Lake Fulmor and also both our utility sheds and the camera.
We caught it on video and we got another nice dental examination!
September 26, 2018: A film crew from CBS2/KCAL9 interviewed Squirrel Gazer and UCLA PhD Candidate Amanda Robin about her research on squirrels.
September 14, 2018: A bear possibly disturbed trash at Lolomi.
September 10, 2018: We succeeded! Two bears (SURPRISE!) were filmed visiting the TFL.
They knocked a garbage can and damaged both the utility sheds outside the TFL.
They also stole a couple of bird feeders and tried to bite the camera. We got a nice dental examination…
September 1, 2018: Bear visited during the night. It damaged the utility sheds outside the TFL.
We decided to install camera traps to monitor bear activity.