Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge

Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge

Address:PO Box 5839
Ventura, CA 93005

Phone:805-644-5185
Fax:805-644-1732
Web: www.fws.gov/hoppermountain/Hopper
Established: 1974.
Location:Northeast of Fillmore, California.
Special Features:Area is a traditional feeding site for the endangered California condor. From October through May, the birds can occasionally be seen from observation points in the Los Padres National Forest (see entry in national forest section).
Habitats: 2,471 acres of rugged mountains, rock outcroppings, chaparral, hardwood groves, and open grasslands.
Access: Closed to visitation.
Wild life: California condor and other birds.

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The spill was relavitely small, mostly wastewater, with a thin sheen on the surface, not like a major oil spill in the ocean where there's globby oil that covers seabirds and other wildlife,'' said Mark Hall, refuge manager for the Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge.
Fish and Wildlife Service at the Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge, near Ventura, Calif.
In late April, Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge Complex (Refuge Complex) received reports of condors at the U.
About 20 endangered condors spend at least part of the year in the refuge, and one pair of condors is caring for a chick in a cliffside nest seven miles from the fire, said Mark Hall, refuge manager for the Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge.
In 1991, the FWS Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge Complex in southern California was designated the field headquarters for the condor reintroduction program.
VENTURA COUNTY - The first wild-born condor chick to fly in California in twenty-two years has taken flight near the Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge, officials said Thursday.
For some reason, El Nino produced a high number in the zoo,'' said Govan, who is assigned to monitor condors at the 2,450-acre Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge north of Fillmore.
Others spent their early months at the remote Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge outside Ventura, far away from the city sounds of breeding centers at the Los Angeles and San Diego zoos.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, Sean, his parents and three younger sisters will head to the Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge in the hills northeast of Fillmore.