In which California is the first state to have a state lichen.
Islais Creek Park is the first official San Francisco site on the San Francisco Bay Area Water Trail.
The focus on 2015’s record heat conceals a larger truth: cool years are increasingly unlikely.
Conservation in Action
A Backup Plan for the Delta Smelt
The search for a backup plan as the Delta Smelt nears extinction in the wild.
The Bay Area looks very different, and is infinitely more livable for both humans and wildlife, because of Sylvia McLaughlin’s vision and her work.
San Francisco white-crowned sparrows have their own dialects. As the city gets louder, those dialects are disappearing.
- First Person -
The Magic of Manzanitas
by Sue Rosenthal
- Signs of the Season -
All Together Now
by Nathaniel Dolton-Thornton
- Bayview -
SAVE THE SMELT (IN THE WILD)
by David Loeb
- Conservation in Action -
A BACKUP PLAN FOR THE DELTA SMELT
by Robin Meadows
- On the Trail -
INTO THE BREACH
Paddlers and Ducks Return to Cullinan Ranch
by Paul McHugh
WHAT LURKS BENEATH
Troubling ocean conditions have challenged scientists. Is a silent killer entering the Bay?
by Brendan Buhler
- Ask the Naturalist -
WHY ARE THERE ANTS IN MY HOUSE?
by Michael Ellis
Bay Nature In-Depth:
- Warm El Niño Waters Meets a North Pacific Already Disrupted By 'the Blob'
- El Niño Update: It's Going to Rain (Almost Certainly, Probably)
- Why's It Called El Niño, and How Did Scientists Figure Out What It Is?