Through their numbers are on the right track, the condor population isn’t self-sustaining. Condors in the wild still face significant threats from lead poisoning and micro trash, and require constant monitoring — most of it by volunteers.
Two strong historical El Nino wet winters nurture hope for relief from our current drought. But there are several good reasons to hedge about the coming winter.
The 23,000 acres around Crystal Springs are prime hiking territory in an urban region desperate for more places to get outdoors. They’re also home to numerous endangered species, and critical to San Francisco’s drinking water supply.
“I am what poet, farmer, essayist and author Wendell Berry might call a placed person, and this is my home.”
Why are deer droppings so small? East Bay Regional Parks’ Cat Taylor has the scoop on ungulate poop.
The Antioch Dunes National Wildlife Refuge might not look like much. But its industrial surroundings hide a biodiversity gem.
On the Trail, With Wheels
by David Loeb
ASK THE NATURALIST
What’s the Best Time and Place to See Meteors?
by Michael Ellis
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New Strains Breaking the Mold
by Alison Hawkes
TOMALES BAY REVIVAL
The Ripple Effects of Restoration
by John Kelly and Jules Evens
- On the Trail -
ROCKING OUT AT KEHOE BEACH
A Trip Through Time on the Pacific Plate
by Doris Sloan
Bay Nature In-Depth:
- A Landscape Shaped By Fear
- Stalking the Elusive, Scientists Carry On Bowerman's Mount Diablo Legacy
- Wild Pigs, Increasing in Numbers on Mount Diablo, Expand Into New Turf