December 17, 2018

On November 14 the Felidae Team met 15 Wells Fargo staff members in the field to place a series of trail cameras in an area heavily trafficked by pumas and other wildlife. The volunteers were trained in detecting the presence of pumas by identifying scratch sites and p...

November 21, 2018

We have some exciting initial results back from our pilot bobcat genotyping study and we are eager to share them with you.

Back in April, 5 volunteers and 3 Felidae staff members tested non-invasive methods to collect 106 fecal samples off trails in the Marin headl...

November 16, 2018

As part of its Bay Area Puma Project (BAPP), Felidae Conservation Fund is creating an Interpretive Trails Program to inform and educate users of the 1.1 million acres of open space around the Bay Area about the region’s wild cats: pumas (aka mountain lions, cougars) an...

September 2, 2018

Dusky-footed woodrats are an important part of the canyon's ecosystem. They're industrious, clean and build elaborate homes with sleeping rooms and pantries for different types of food. Most include separate structures for latrines.

June 29, 2018

Our wildlife cameras are filming changes in wild animal behavior. Some caused by hot weather and others are from people hiking trails day and night

May 21, 2018

Camera #4 films the most activity of the 6 cameras I’m monitoring. It’s located in an ideal spot for sighting animals—on a trail that follows a creek at the bottom of a lush canyon. A wide diversity of wildlife and humans use this trail 24 hours a day. It's lovely—the...

Our trail cameras have spied on a rich array of wild animals, including bobcats, foxes, mountain lions, coyotes and deer. Many of them are regulars—repeatedly visiting the cameras. I’ve gradually learned to recognize individuals and have become attached.

April 5, 2018

At first it didn’t make sense. It took a little sleuthing for us to figure out what had changed.  For the last few months, camera #2 spied on deer, rabbits, possums and an occasional coyote. It was predictable—I pretty much knew what critters would make regular appeara...

March 22, 2018

I’m maintaining four wildlife cameras. Two are for the Bay Area Puma Project (BAPP). The others are for me—they feed my addiction for secretly spying on wildlife doing their natural thing. I’m a certified cat behavior consultant and author and I’m interested in how inc...

February 28, 2018

Learn from local expert Marilyn Krieger, Certified Cat Behavior Consultant about felid behavior. Follow her adventures as a Felidae Citizen Scientist as she maintains wildlife cameras.

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