Historically, elk roamed most of California--until hunting and habit loss nearly wiped them out. But now, the state's population has boomed to 13,000 in 22 herds, prompting wildlife officials to release a new, comprehensive management plan. One major goal: expand and connect elk habitats for continued growth.
New Report on Redwoods Details Threats, Opportunities
California's redwood forests are under siege from climate change, development, and fire suppression--but there's still hope for conservation success.