""The earth does not belong to man, man belongs to the earth. All things are connected, like the blood that unites one family. This we know." Chief Seattle "

There is always much that needs to be done. Whatever small thing I can do to help wildlife and habitat, I want to do, as much as I am able.. 

Conservation Projects & Causes

<em>Edit Conservation Project/Cause</em> Ecology and Habitat, Clear Lake Hitch - Continuing Research and Field Biology | Sunny Franson

Ecology and Habitat, Clear Lake Hitch

Please note that images shown here are from the artist and that hitch shown here were part of a study permitted by California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Work done prior to 2012 was in conjunction and collaboration with other environmental departments and agencies some of whom hold resulting research and reports.


    During spring migration, field biology and observation in a repeatable format performed over time helps to qualify ecology and habitat in locations that formerly supported Clear Lake hitch, Lavinia exilicauda chi, populations and helps to quantify...

<em>Edit Conservation Project/Cause</em> Middle Creek Coordinated Resource and Management Planning -  | Sunny Franson

Middle Creek Coordinated Resource and Management Planning

*** Please note that information and images shown here have been shared with multiple groups and agencies. Much has been published on papers and digitally, and all was shared with Middle Creek CRMP participants. To the best of my knowledge, no one person or entity claims ownership of documents, reports, records, and images. This was shared work.    


    A grassroots effort, as this one was, is unique and special. It is on-the-ground understanding and friendship within the community, to help the environment. We worked together, planned, studied, trained, organized and...