Putah Creek Spring Cleanup: April 23rd!

For over 30 years, Putah Creek Council has been keeping the creek clean thanks to dedicated volunteers that come out year after year to lend a helping hand. Every year, […]

California Ground Squirrel (Otospermophilus beecheyi)

The California ground squirrel, Otospermophilus beecheyi, is a commonly found and easily observed rodent. While they can be mistaken for a tree squirrel after a quick glance, California ground squirrels have a short tail that is less bushy than a tree squirrel’s tail.