Nearly 100 giant sea slugs have been spotted in Oakland’s Lake Merritt — and they’re breeding! But why? We asked Cal Academy’s Terry Gosliner about this sudden influx.
An ecologist argues that the presumed benefits of grazing—if they are real in the first place–can only be realized in small areas and/or result in excessive widespread collateral damage to wildlife, soils, water, and vegetation.
The endangered Mission blue butterfly flies again on Twin Peaks, thanks to a dedicated six-year transplant effort that might be in its last year.
For birds of prey, this may be the closest equivalent to a cat’s hairball. The pellet is a necessary means to get rid of indigested material.
How the greater sage grouse, a chicken-like resident of the sagebrush prairie, became what some call the most important conservation story in a generation.
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
The Ballad of Bodega Head by Kenneth Brower
Flood Control 2.0 by Ariel Rubissow Okamoto
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