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Broadcast on several Northern California public TV stations, our Bay Nature on the Air segments showcase the natural diversity of local ecosystems and natural attractions.

Bay Nature On the Air

Western Fence Lizard

December 30, 2010 by Rick Bacigalupi

Western fence lizards are a common sight in Bay Area parks on sunny days. “When you see them,” says naturalist

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Western Rattlesnakes

December 30, 2010 by Rick Bacigalupi

Naturalist Michael Ellis says western rattlesnakes eat lots of rodents and they’re just plain cool! Rattlesnakes are the only snakes

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Teetering Turkey Vultures

December 30, 2010 by Rick Bacigalupi

Birders call them TVs, and they are fun to watch, as they teeter along hillsides, cliff faces, even right in

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Native California Tarantulas

December 30, 2010 by Rick Bacigalupi

Naturalist Katie Colbert introduces us to the amazing tarantulas that wander the interior hills of the Bay Area. These large

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Saving San Francisco Bay

June 17, 2008 by Rick Bacigalupi

From the state of California’s infancy, our relationship to SanFrancisco Bay, the most urbanized estuary in the United States, has

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Monitoring the Monarchs

June 17, 2008 by Rick Bacigalupi

A multi-generational migration route includes Pacific Grove, CA, where monarch butterflies fill the air and form large clusters on tree

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West Coast Wapiti

June 09, 2008 by Rick Bacigalupi

An inspiring comeback: Recovering from near extinction in the 1870s, California’s tule elk populations have increased substantially. They can be

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Tidepool Tour

June 09, 2008 by Rick Bacigalupi

Viewing a diverse Bay Area ecosystem can be as simple as a trip to the beach.  Marine tidepools display a

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Great Blue Herons in Golden Gate Park

June 01, 2008 by Rick Bacigalupi

San Francisco Nature Education demonstrates that big birds can make it in the big city.  As you visit Golden Gate

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Coyote Close-up

May 31, 2008 by Rick Bacigalupi

The often-maligned coyote thrives in much of California, including a variety of habitats in the Bay Area. Michael Ellis explains

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