It’s the calochortus lily’s floral display that catches everyone’s eyes: from the pendant snowy drops of the white fairy lantern to the purplish hirsute petals of Tolmie’s pussy ears to the open golden landing pad adorned with rich burgundy splashes of the yellow mariposa lily, the flowers of this genus regularly inspire awe and cause digital camera cards to fill up quickly.
Engaging kids in art is second nature to renowned environmental artist and mom Lee Lee, whose collaborative art tiles project, DEBRIS, sprung out of her concern for her newborn son Thatcher’s future in a world overrun by single-use plastics.
When it comes to the water in the San Francisco Bay, the ocean doesn’t get nearly the credit it deserves. A UC Davis researcher and self-described “ocean evangelist” is trying to change that.
Table of Contents
Bayview: The Growing Understanding of Rangelands by David Loeb
Range of Possibilities by Kelly Cash
A Helping Hand for Bluebirds by Aleta George
How Green is My Valley! by Lisa M. Krieger
Calochortus Lilies Catch the Eye by Lech Naumovich
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