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California Bans Lead Ammo

Concerns of condor drive state to be country's first to phase out traditional ammunition ingredient. Read story.

Friday, October 11, 2013

Lead Kills Condors

Study reaffirms lead ammo hampers the species' recovery, but reveals impacts are worse than imagined. Read story.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

California's Condor Population Tops 100

Captive breeding of the endangered species is showing signs of progress. Read story.

Friday, October 8, 2010

Bird Brains

Santa Barbara Zoo acquires rare California condor. Read story.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Two California Condor Eggs Already Found

Researcher says endangered species could be in for a “very busy year.” Read story.

Sunday, February 28, 2010

The Great California Condor Comeback

After decades of costly ups and downs, the iconic endangered species finally is poised to succeed. Read story.

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Zoo's Newest Condor

Matthew McAvene's aluminum, wood, and foam life-sized condor statue is due to be unveiled on Saturday as the Santa Barbara Zoo's fifth addition to the small population of the endangered bird that live tucked away in the new California Trails exhibit. Read story.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Condor Found Strangled

Endangered bird gets caught in recreational rope on Tar Creek waterfall in the Los Padres. Read story.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Condors in the Hand

Photos of California condor checkup day at Bitter Creek National Wildlife Refuge. Read story.

Sunday, June 28, 2009

California Condors Close-Up

Fresh photographs from June 11 trip deep into condor country. Read story.

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Happy California Trails

S.B. Zoo opens newest exhibit, featuring California condor, island fox, and more. Read story.

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Condor Country

A sneak preview of Santa Barbara Zoo's newest exhibit. Read story.

Monday, April 13, 2009

McCaw Foundation Offers $25,000 Reward for Condor Shooter

Two Big Sur birds were found with shotgun pellets lodged in their bodies. Read story.

Friday, April 10, 2009

No More Lead Bullets

The ban on hunting with lead bullets in Condor country, which includes Santa Barbara County, starts July 1. Read story.

Friday, June 6, 2008

Lead Ammo Ban Expanded

Fish and Game whittles down exemptions to condor county prohibition. Read story.

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Billy Collins & Aimee Mann

Presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures, Former U.S. Poet Laureate ... Read More