Looking north along the beach and cliffs at Kehoe Beach in Point Reyes National Seashore. Read about the the geology of Kehoe in "A Trip Through Time On the Pacific Plate," in the July-September issue of Bay Nature. | Photo by Najib Joe Hakim

Nature News


Ask the Naturalist: What’s the Best Time and Place to See Meteors?

What’s the best time and place to see meteor showers from the Bay Area?

Bayview: On the Trail, With Wheels

Bay Nature’s publisher wrestles with the issue of bikes in parks.

The Randall Museum Closes for a Makeover, and the Animals Get a Big Adventure

On moving day at the remodeling Randall Museum, beloved animals leave their home for the next year.

Native Plant Nurseries Get Ahead of Dangerous Pathogens

Perhaps the biggest contribution to the fight against phytophthora has been a call to action in the restoration nursery trade.

Conservation in Action
Phytophthora: New Strains Breaking the Mold

Phytophthoras, Greek for “plant destroyers,” certainly live up to the name. Once introduced to a location, they can spread undetected in the soil or in water and wreak havoc on crops, nursery stock, and natural ecosystems.

Tomales Bay Revival: The Ripple Effects of Restoration

When the “heart of the estuary” was restored in 2008, scientists expected to see wildlife return. But Tomales Bay’s remarkable renewal in just seven years has exceeded expectations.

Magazine

July-September 2015

Table of Contents

- Conservation in Action -
PHYTOPHTHORA
New Strains Breaking the Mold

by Alison Hawkes

Coming Soon...

RIDE ON THE WILD SIDE
Exploring the East Bay Parks by Mountain Bike

by Greg Fisher

WHEN IT RAINS, IT POURS
Historic Drought and Atmospheric Rivers

by Les Rowntree

- On the Trail -
ROCKING OUT AT KEHOE BEACH
A Trip Through Time on the Pacific Plate

by Doris Sloan

- Signs of the Season -
THE LOST BIRDS OF POINT REYES

by Carolyn Longstreth

- Interview -
FIRST PERSON
Watching the Weather with Daniel Swain

by Eric Simons