Current Weather @ 01:51 AM Clear skies Temp 24.3º Humidity 82% Winds SSW 0.0mph Max Gust 0.0mph
Todays Extremes High 25.7º Low 24.2º Rain 0.00" Rain Rate 0.000" per hr Snow 0.00" Season 56"
LATEST ALERTS (whats this?)
None at this time
Welcome
Username:

Password:


Remember me

[ ]
[ ]
ROADS AND TRAFFIC
Updated: 01:00 AM v2.1
Run Spr to Highland  (330): 19 mins  
Highland to Run Spr  (330): 21 mins  
Big Bear to Run Spr    (18): 22 mins  
Run Spr to Big Bear    (18): 22 mins  
Big Bear to Redlands  (38): 64 mins  
Redlands to Big Bear  (38): 65 mins  
Big Bear to Lucerne    (18): 33 mins  
Lucerne to Big Bear    (18): 34 mins  
=Light  =Moderate  =Heavy Traffic
Road Conditions Page: Click Here
Online
Guests: 272, Members: 0 ...

most ever online: 1871
(Members: 29, Guests: 1842) on Nov 30 : 08:15am

Members: 5974
Newest member: Big Daddy Rob
SUPPORT SCM!
Support SCM by making a single or recurring donation.

Member's Birthdays:

Upcoming Birthdays:
Feb 25 Marty
Feb 25 Pixel Fairy
Feb 26 BadBear420
Feb 27 Rod the Photog
Feb 27 Ernie Harrison
Feb 27 mickeysmom
Forums
Socalmountains.com :: Forums :: YOUR PETS
<< Previous thread | Next thread >>   

Snakes in BB and your pets

Author Post
Deb Doodah⭐
Wed Aug 14 2019, 04:35PM Email Thread Print View


Joined: Sat Oct 14 2006, 01:02PM
:
Posts: 3852
This was posted in chat today and I felt it was too important to be missed by the chat box scrolling. .


PawdLife
Aug 14 : 09:56am
Afternoon all! Craig from VCA here. Just a quick PSA to remind you to watch out for snakes this season. We are averaging a bite every 7-10 days at the animal hospital. Two have been neurological venom snakes and both dogs died from the effects. They have been primarily in the Holcomb and Hannah Flats area, but the last one was over by the gun club on North Shore. That was one of the fatalities, so we just wanted to help spread the word. Its a busy snake season and we do have hybridized snakes carrying neurotoxic venom...not just the traditional hemotoxic variety.
Back to top
©ammy ⭐
Sat Aug 17 2019, 08:10PM


Joined: Sat Aug 19 2006, 06:01PM
:
Posts: 13131
Thanks for putting that here, Deb - I'd missed it in the chatbox.
Back to top
©ammy ⭐
Sat Aug 17 2019, 08:19PM


Joined: Sat Aug 19 2006, 06:01PM
:
Posts: 13131
I tracked down this recent blog post from the website of SCM member Pawdlife: [Click Here]
It's got a bunch of good details about rattlesnakes around the Big Bear area.
Back to top
Jellylorum
Tue Aug 20 2019, 10:46PM

Registered Member #2069
Joined: Mon Feb 08 2010, 05:57PM
:
Posts: 491
Some Mojave snakes have adapted to be both Neurotoxic and Hemotoxic. This makes their bites more difficult to treat, as you don't know which type or mix of venom a particular population may have.

[Click Here]
Back to top
Tlingit
Wed Aug 21 2019, 08:16AM

Kaagwaantaan Tlingit
Registered Member #14258
Joined: Tue Jun 20 2017, 09:19PM
:
Posts: 213
Thanks for the link Jelly.... it says in the article they live at an altitude up to 5000 ft. Big bear city sits at 6700 ft. are they still a threat, or is the article wrong?

When you’re happy you enjoy the music, when you’re sad you understand the lyrics.
Back to top
Jellylorum
Wed Aug 21 2019, 06:22PM

Registered Member #2069
Joined: Mon Feb 08 2010, 05:57PM
:
Posts: 491
The ecology in Baldwin Lake is very similar to lower elevations. We have beavertail cactus, sage brush, rabbit brush, desert prickley poppy - and Mojave snakes. It just is a bit colder in winter.
Back to top
BootsNBridles
Mon Sep 09 2019, 09:14PM

Registered Member #2093
Joined: Fri Mar 12 2010, 11:24PM
:
Posts: 1202
Get your dogs avoidance trained! It saves their lives- and could save yours as they alert to snakes much earlier than our senses notify us!!
Back to top

Moderators: Craig ⭐, ©ammy ⭐, Lumber Jill ⭐, Mtngoat John⭐, Deb Doodah⭐, SCM ALERT🚨, Benny ⭐, Socalmountains Admin, ⚡WX ALERT⚡

Jump:     Back to top

Powered by e107 Forum System
Chatbox
You must be logged in to post comments on this site - please either log in or if you are not registered click here to signup


SCM ALERT🚨
Feb 24 : 12:03am
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
Cartwrightgirl
Wizard
noducks
Have a great day from all of us at SCM!

Minka
Feb 23 : 11:08pm
🦅💔 Tough news...

SCM ALERT🚨
Feb 23 : 04:33pm
In case you hadn't seen the info from the forest service, odd's the eaglets will hatch this year are fading.

Details... [Click Here]

SCM ALERT🚨
Feb 23 : 01:56pm
From Bens Weather:
Enjoying a gorgeous day out there today, temp bounced back nicely reaching the lower 50s. Expect fair and warmer weather through this week, temps could even hit 60 later in the week. Longer range models trending wetter for our storm early next week, lets hope they hold steady!

SCM ALERT🚨
Feb 23 : 01:29pm
Twin Peaks Cedar Ln: Units On Scene Report Fireplace Smoke Only - CANCELLING The Response. More Info: [Click Here]

SCM ALERT🚨
Feb 23 : 01:24pm
Structure Fire - Twin Peaks - 6XX CEDAR LANE Cross Of Lake Forest Drive 26 FEDCOM CALCOM COUNTY More: [Click Here] More Info: [Click Here]

SCM ALERT🚨
Feb 23 : 11:45am
SCM Traffic Alert! Big Bear to Highland via 18/330 (DOWNBOUND) is experiencing 20+ minute delays. For real-time road conditions visit: [Click Here]

SCM ALERT🚨
Feb 23 : 11:41am
From Bens Weather:
RT @NWSSanDiego: Whos ready for a warm up?

With offshore flow and sunny skies persisting through much of the week, the valleys and lower deserts will warm well into the 80s! 🔆 #CAwx [Click Here]

SCM ALERT🚨
Feb 23 : 08:06am
TYPE: TRAFFIC ACCIDENT AREA: BIG BEAR LAKE LAKEVIEW POINT - BBL LAKEVIEW POINT X 2N64 FRST/2N15 FRST UNITS: E50

More Info: Click Here
Live Scanner: Click Here

SCM ALERT🚨
Feb 23 : 07:46am
Highway 18 Just East Of Snow Valley (before Lakeview Point) - 2 Vehicle T.C. Reported To Be Blocking BOTH Lanes Of Hwy 18. More Info: [Click Here]

SCM ALERT🚨
Feb 23 : 07:34am
TYPE: TRAFFIC ACCIDENT AREA: BIG BEAR LAKE STATE HWY 18 / SNOW VALLEY SKI AREA RD - BBL X UNITS: ME91 ME26 MA91 MIS ME91 E50 MA50

More Info: Click Here
Live Scanner: Click Here

SCM ALERT🚨
Feb 23 : 07:26am
TYPE: TRAFFIC ACCIDENT AREA: SAN BERNARDINO STATE HWY 18 / WATERMAN CANYON RD - SBO S/O UPPER WATERMAN CANYON X UNITS: ME25 ME227 MA25

More Info: Click Here
Live Scanner: Click Here

SCM ALERT🚨
Feb 23 : 06:00am
Per Caltrans: All Chain Restrictions have been lifted in the San Bernardino Mountains, however, you must always carry chains when travelling to the mountains in the winter months. For the latest road conditions visit socalmountains.com/roads

SCM ALERT🚨
Feb 23 : 01:00am
The Big Bear Eagle / Eaglets live camera is located here: [Click Here]

McToddy
Feb 23 : 12:59am
Just made UTH on the 38. (When I left at 4p, chain Control was just closing at Hatchery). On my return, CC was active at AO & Hatchery. Half inch of slush between Angeles Oaks and Onyx Summit, but lots of heavy fog. (I can deal with the slush, but the fog sucks!!). I only saw 1 plow running. I'm hoping CalTrans can get a good jump on clearing the roads in the morning (and maybe lift chain restrictions my lunch time -- I have a friend coming UTH)


Latest Forum Posts
Jackie & Shadow (Our local eagles)
From the USFS....It’s hard to say this, but the odds of our Big Bear bald eagle
Posted by SCM ALERT🚨
Feb 23 : 04:32pm

From Bens Weather:Enjoying a gorgeous day out there today, temp bounced bac
From Bens Weather:Enjoying a gorgeous day out there today, temp bounced back nic
Posted by SCM ALERT🚨
Feb 23 : 01:56pm

From Bens Weather:RT @NWSSanDiego: Whos ready for a warm up?With offshore
From Bens Weather:RT @NWSSanDiego: Whos ready for a warm up?With offshore flow a
Posted by SCM ALERT🚨
Feb 23 : 11:41am

CALTRANS DISTRICT 8 ALERTUpdate: SBCO: EB I-10 at La Cadena Dr in Colton, a
CALTRANS DISTRICT 8 ALERTUpdate: SBCO: EB I-10 at La Cadena Dr in Colton, all la
Posted by SCM ALERT🚨
Feb 23 : 09:48am

CALTRANS DISTRICT 8 ALERTUpdate: Bridge work completed. Roadway open.
CALTRANS DISTRICT 8 ALERTUpdate: Bridge work completed. Roadway open.
Posted by SCM ALERT🚨
Feb 23 : 08:36am

CALTRANS DISTRICT 8 ALERTUpdate: All lanes now blocked due to spill. Crews
CALTRANS DISTRICT 8 ALERTUpdate: All lanes now blocked due to spill. Crews worki
Posted by SCM ALERT🚨
Feb 23 : 05:48am

CALTRANS DISTRICT 8 ALERTRIVCO: WB SR-91 at Magnolia in Corona. Emergency c
CALTRANS DISTRICT 8 ALERTRIVCO: WB SR-91 at Magnolia in Corona. Emergency closur
Posted by SCM ALERT🚨
Feb 23 : 05:32am

CALTRANS DISTRICT 8 ALERT@noahmilesdunn We do not service the road leading
CALTRANS DISTRICT 8 ALERT@noahmilesdunn We do not service the road leading to Mt
Posted by SCM ALERT🚨
Feb 23 : 05:32am


(C)2002-2020 Socalmountains.com
All Rights Reserved
Privacy Policy Terms of Service
Contact Us

{THEMEDISCLAIMER}