Wildflower blooms vary depending on season and on yearly weather patterns, including winter snowfall and spring and summer rain. Altitude also plays a role in when and where wild flowers bloom. Kendra Knight from Bluebird Imaging joins us to give a few tips for wildflower photography in the Eastern Sierra.MORE

Winter offers a striking new experience to the hiking trails you love in summer. Even of the most advanced hikers marvel at the spectacular winter scenery at their favorite Eastern Sierra spots. But you don't have to be an advanced hiker to enjoy snowshoeing. All skill-levels can...MORE

Dave Marquart, an interpretive naturalist for California State Parks, joins us to talk about birding in the Eastern Sierra. When most of us listen to birdsong, it's a pleasant sound that reminds us of nature, but when Dave hears birdsong, it's more like a symphony of sounds and species. While it takes a certain type of person to love birding, many people can kindle a deeper connection to nature and take the opportunity to unplug through birding.MORE

Fatbikes have been growing in popularity over the past couple of years. In this video Jen Girard, owner of Eastside Wide Fat Bike Rentals, talks about what makes fat bikes so fun and offers some trail recommendations for beginning, intermediate and expert fatbike riders.MORE

If you've been to Mammoth Lakes, you've probably seen the "Don't Feed Our Bears" stickers on dumpsters, cars and on signage all over town. If your planning your first trip, look for them. They're everywhere! 

I caught up with Steve Searles, the local wildlife specialist to talk about Bears in Mammoth Lakes. We talked about why it's important not to feed them, what to do if you encounter a bear, and how to stay bear safe in the backcountry.MORE

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