Looking southwest from Montara Mountain. | Photo by Robert John White

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Never Mind the Game; Here’s a Superb Owl in San Jose

This is no mere Internet meme: the City of San Jose has a burrowing owl preserve, with hidden cameras, and it is spectacular.

From the Bottom Up at Mountain Lake

With San Francisco’s Mountain Lake once again clean enough to support native species, its managers are reintroducing the basic building blocks of a healthy ecosystem.

Keeping Watch on the Bay

When hundreds of surf scoters and other ducks wintering on San Francisco Bay were found coated with a baffling “mystery goo” a few weeks ago, San Francisco Baykeeper was one of the first organizations on the scene.

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California Drought

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