August 13, 2014 by David Loeb
Coyote Hills Regional Park in Fremont is not a huge park (978 acres), but it encompasses three distinct ecosystems, with ...
July 10, 2014 by David Loeb
As far as I know, the passage of the Wilderness Act 50 years ago was the first time in human history that a society has declared by statute that certain areas shall never be developed, nor exploited for commercial gain, nor intruded on by motorized transport.
March 26, 2014 by David Loeb
By the time you read this in April, the die will have been cast and the show — of unknown quality and duration — should be on. So head on out for a springtime pilgrimage, and while you’re at it, why not share your best wildflower sightings with us and our readers?
January 13, 2014 by David Loeb
I have a mixed reaction when I hear that a place I know and love has been hit by wildfire. On the one hand, there’s a visceral recoil: Will this cherished place survive? But on the other hand, there’s a thrill that comes from anticipating dramatic changes to a familiar landscape.
September 30, 2013 by David Loeb
It can be said that the nature of nature is change. That doesn’t mean change is necessarily good or bad. It just is. And the best advice is often to embrace the change instead of digging in your heels in a hopeless attempt to prevent it.
June 30, 2013 by David Loeb
This summer’s confluence of the Americas Cup races and the presumptive opening of the new eastern span of the Bay ...