About Eric Simons
April 21, 2014 by Eric Simons
The architect of urban butterfly habitat projects like Tigers on Market Street and the Green Hairstreak Corridor, and the restoration of Mission blues on Twin Peaks, Liam O’Brien is a man on a mission to prove that habitats for humans and habitats for butterflies aren’t mutually exclusive.
March 20, 2014 by Eric Simons
In the Presidio’s Mountain Lake, as this sequence of photos shows, there are some ferocious predators lurking in the watery depths.
March 18, 2014 by Eric Simons
It’s rare to see someone trying to bring a new nature publication into the world. But with the March launch of Greenfriar, Bay Area-based writer Ken Layne is doing just that.
February 28, 2014 by Eric Simons
Of the 35 breeding butterfly species in San Francisco, 25 have now found a non-native host plant they can work with. In an area this urban, undesirable weeds growing in sidewalk cracks have become vital to the life of butterflies.
February 24, 2014 by Eric Simons
Suzi Eszterhas will lecture about the rare animals she’s seen and her own adventures in wildlife photography on Wednesday night in the African Hall at the California Academy of Sciences.