Cougars of Klickitat County

Mountain View Grange #98 1085 N Main Ave, White Salmon, WA, United States

What would you like to know about cougars? Mountain Lion Foundation Executive Director R. Brent Lyles will offer fun facts about cougar biology and behavior, cover cougar safety, and discuss the state of cougar conservation in Washington, followed by a community Q&A session. This free event is open to the public. Registration is not required, … Continue reading "Cougars of Klickitat County"


Carnivore-Safe Barn Retrofit

Columbia High School 1455 NW Bruin Country Rd, White Salmon

Volunteers will assist a local youth vocational agriculture club in making their existing barn structures cougar-proof and coexistence ready. We will discuss the important elements of safe shelters and how to adapt existing infrastructure from a coexistence mindset.


On Crossings

On September 20, conservation journalist Ben Goldfarb will join us to share from his latest book, Crossings: How Road Ecology Is Shaping The Future of Our Planet.


NatureFest 2023

Effie Yeaw Nature Center 2850 San Lorenzo Way, Carmichael, CA, United States

This event, hosted by the Effie Yeaw Nature Center, promotes science & nature education and is an excellent opportunity to learn more about local organizations (including The Mountain Lion Foundation) that support our community. The event includes live animal shows, kids activities, demonstrations, guided nature hikes, and family-friendly food. Enjoy animal shows on the main … Continue reading "NatureFest 2023"


Finding the Light


“I truly believe mountain lions saved my life and I feel obligated to try to give back and conserve this amazing, misunderstood species.” For Savannah Rose, tracking America’s most secretive apex predator is more than a passion. Taking photographs of mountain lions has been her path to healing after a tragedy upended her life. Deeply … Continue reading "Finding the Light"


P-22 Day

Griffith Park 4730 Crystal Springs Drive, Los Angeles, CA, United States

8th Annual International P-22 Day & Urban Wildlife Festival Stop by and say hello to the Mountain Lion Foundation at P-22 Day. This event always offers an exciting and engaging lineup, and this year is sure to offer another electrifying day of fun, education, and community bonding. It's FREE and open to everyone! P-22 Day … Continue reading "P-22 Day"


Tales of the Urban Wild: A Puma’s Journey. Using graphic novels for conservation storytelling.


Join the Mountain Lion Foundation as we talk with Tiffany Yap about her debut graphic novel "Tales of the Urban Wild: A Puma's Journey." Learn about Tiffany's work to protect mountain lions and how she and illustrator Meital Smith came together to tell the story of a young puma in Central California facing habitat loss, … Continue reading "Tales of the Urban Wild: A Puma’s Journey. Using graphic novels for conservation storytelling."


2023 Year in Review


Join R. Brent Lyles for a fun and inspiring conversation about the Mountain Lion Foundation’s successes in 2023, including a look ahead to what’s in store for mountain lions in 2024.

Living with Lions

Anza-Borrego Desert Natural History Association Library 652 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs

In cooperation with Anza-Borrego Desert Natural History Association, long time Mountain Lion Foundation field volunteer, Robin Parks will present cougar biology and general safety tips, and address the myths and misinformation that surround cougars. He'll talk about California laws pertaining to cougars, California Department of Fish and Wildlife policies, and the ways that residents can … Continue reading "Living with Lions"

Purr-fect Puma Crossings


Ahíga Sandoval, Co-Principal and Field Operations Manager at Pathways for Wildlife, will share new research about how mountain lions are using highway crossings along Highway 395 and Highway 17 in California. By watching Ahíga’s terrific video footage, you’ll see several lion families, witness cubs growing up over time, and be amazed by a menagerie of … Continue reading "Purr-fect Puma Crossings"

Livestock Guardian Dogs: An Ancient Solution to Modern Wildlife Conflicts


Livestock Guardian Dogs are a new addition to ranching culture in the United States, with the wider scale use of dogs implemented as recently as the 1970’s. Their place as a cultural staple of coexistence around the world, however, stretches back thousands of years. Join Gowan Batist, our Coexistence Programs Manager, to learn why this … Continue reading "Livestock Guardian Dogs: An Ancient Solution to Modern Wildlife Conflicts"

Mountain Lion Spying 101


Learn how to get started with camera trapping to discover the wildness in your backyard! "Camera trapping" refers to movement-triggered cameras that are set up in remote areas to capture pictures of wildlife without requiring a person to push the button. Dr. Hari Viswanathan has been an amateur wildlife photographer for 30 years.