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Bahia Purchase

April 01, 2003 by Sara Marcellino

Congratulations to the coalition of environmental groups, local officials, and state agencies led by the Marin Audubon Society for the ...

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Birds of the Bay Trail Project

April 01, 2003 by Sara Marcellino

Calling all birders: Here’s your chance to nominate your favorite birding and wildlife area along a segment of the San ...

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Canyon Park Friends of Open Space

April 01, 2003 by Sara Marcellino

Working under the umbrella of the El Sobrante Valley Defense Fund, the Canyon Park Friends of Open Space (CPFOS) has ...

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Close To Home Outings

April 01, 2003 by Sara Marcellino

Beginning in April, Bay Area residents can take part in a yearlong series of monthly outings and lectures to learn ...

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Coastwalk

April 01, 2003 by Sara Marcellino

With longer, warmer days in the offing, now is the perfect time to stretch your legs on a daylong hike ...

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Pacific Lamprey

April 01, 2003 by Sara Marcellino

Over the years, a lot of attention has been paid to declining salmon and trout populations in the Bay Area. ...

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Randall Museum Renovation

April 01, 2003 by Sara Marcellino

Looking for hands-on programs and activities that will connect you and your family to the natural world? The Randall Museum ...

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San Francisco Lakes

April 01, 2003 by Sara Marcellino

Today, only three natural freshwater lakes are left in San Francisco—Mountain Lake, Pine Lake, and Lake Merced. In 1995 the ...

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South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project

April 01, 2003 by Sara Marcellino

Through the purchase of 16,500 acres of Bay Area salt ponds from Cargill, Inc., the stage is set for the ...

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Watershed Finder

April 01, 2003 by Sara Marcellino

Do you know where the creek closest to your house is? Do you know where its water ends up? We ...

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Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley

April 01, 2003 by Sara Marcellino

When development and human infrastructure encroach on the natural territory of wild animals, and human-wildlife interactions increase, the result is ...

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100th Anniversary of Pelican Island Federal Wildlife Refuge

January 01, 2003 by Sara Marcellino

Speaking of birthdays, March 14, 2003, marks the 100th anniversary of the creation of the first federal wildlife refuge in ...

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150th Anniversary of the California Academy of Science

January 01, 2003 by Sara Marcellino

Founded in 1853 to survey the vast natural resources of California and beyond, the California Academy of Sciences is dedicated ...

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Arthur Feinstein Named Hero of Clean Water Act

January 01, 2003 by Sara Marcellino

The Bay Area got some good news recently with the naming of Arthur Feinstein, executive director of Golden Gate Audubon, ...

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California Condor Update

January 01, 2003 by Sara Marcellino

The fate of the California condor appears somewhat brighter today thanks to successful restoration, rehabilitation, and reintroduction efforts undertaken over ...

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Ellen Strauss – In Memoriam

January 01, 2003 by Sara Marcellino

This past November, the Bay Area lost an inspiring, dedicated voice for the environment. Ellen Straus, matriarch of the first ...

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Fire Lecture

January 01, 2003 by Sara Marcellino

Fire played a critical role in shaping Bay Area ecosystems in pre-settlement times, moving through the landscape unabated by anything ...

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Pesticide Database

January 01, 2003 by Sara Marcellino

Pollution in our air, food, and water continues to trouble many Bay Area residents looking to keep this urban area ...

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Sky Valley-Cordelia Hills Open Space Project

January 01, 2003 by Sara Marcellino

Solano County faces powerful development pressures, perhaps more than any other Bay Area county. The Sky Valley-Cordelia Hills Open Space ...

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Tiburon Audubon Center

January 01, 2003 by Sara Marcellino

Tiburon Audubon Center & Sanctuary, comprising 11 acres of varied terrain and 900 acres of submerged mudflat and rocky beach, ...

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Urban Walks

January 01, 2003 by Sara Marcellino

During the rainy months, when trails often become too muddy for easy walking, consider taking an urban hike. In San ...

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Workhops at the Jepson Herbarium

January 01, 2003 by Sara Marcellino

Would you like to learn how to identify wildflowers or expand your botanical vocabulary? Or discuss the evolutionary history that ...

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Aerial Photography Exhibition

October 01, 2002 by Sara Marcellino

To explain present-day landscape processes and predict future changes to the land, scientists look back into history to track the ...

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Bioneers Conference

October 01, 2002 by Sara Marcellino

Thousands of activists, artists, citizens, scientists, and writers will come together this fall at the 13th annual Bioneers Conference, held ...

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Brower Youth Awards

October 01, 2002 by Sara Marcellino

One of the most inspiring leaders of our time, David Brower, mentored four generations of future environmentalists throughout his distinguished ...

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California Native Plant Society Plant Sales

October 01, 2002 by Sara Marcellino

Calling all lovers of native trees, shrubs, perennials, bulbs, and seeds! With the advent of the rainy season, fall is ...

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Christmas Bird Count

October 01, 2002 by Sara Marcellino

The holidays will soon be upon us, which means it’s time to gather with friends and family to celebrate the ...

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Clean Water Act’s 30th Anniversary

October 01, 2002 by Sara Marcellino

The status of San Francisco Bay is of immense importance to our health and well-being. Keeping the Bay—and all other ...

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Oakland Museum Exhibition: Wild Wings

October 01, 2002 by Sara Marcellino

Autumn brings the return of many thousands of waterfowl and shorebirds to the Bay Area. This fall, you’ll find many ...

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Red-Legged Frog Protected Near Morgan Territory

October 01, 2002 by Sara Marcellino

The federally listed California red-legged frog received some good news recently: A portion of its riparian habitat—shaded by many old ...

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Sudden Oak Death Update, Oak Art Benefit

October 01, 2002 by Sara Marcellino

The aggressive pathogen Phytophthora ramorum that causes Sudden Oak Death (SOD) continues to spread, adversely affecting more and more oak ...

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Yosemite National Institutes

October 01, 2002 by Sara Marcellino

One way to foster the development of future environmental heroes is to expose young people to the wonders of the ...

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Announcing Calflora.Org

July 01, 2002 by Sara Marcellino

Have you ever wondered where to find free and reliable information about your favorite Bay Area plants? A unique, comprehensive ...

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Bugs at the Randall Museum

July 01, 2002 by Sara Marcellino

What do grigs, mantids, lace-wings, and damselflies have in common? They’re all bugs, and now’s your chance to learn more ...

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San Mateo Stewardship, and Committee for Green Foothills Turns 40

July 01, 2002 by Sara Marcellino

Thanks to a long history of open space protection in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, many beautiful rural coastal ...

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Environmental Traveling Companions

July 01, 2002 by Sara Marcellino

San Francisco-based Environmental Traveling Companions (ETC) opens up the beauty and challenge of outdoor adventures to people with special needs, ...

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Exploring a Sense of Place

July 01, 2002 by Sara Marcellino

Everybody talks about sustainable development, but how do you really achieve it? You have to start from an understanding of ...

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Gallery Route 1 Exhibit

July 01, 2002 by Sara Marcellino

As food travels longer and longer distances to get from farm to table, and more evidence surfaces linking disease to ...

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Herons and Egrets at Audubon Canyon Ranch

July 01, 2002 by Sara Marcellino

IGreat blue herons and great egrets nest, chatter, and dance atop the redwood trees in the Bolinas Lagoon Preserve in ...

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Mike Vasey Field Course

July 01, 2002 by Sara Marcellino

Here’s another great opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the nature of our bioregion: join San Francisco State professor and ...

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Patterson Ranch in Fremont

July 01, 2002 by Sara Marcellino

Many of us think of the flatland stretch between Hayward and San Jose as mall-and-sprawl wasteland, but actually, some valuable ...

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Salt Ponds Restoration Report

July 01, 2002 by Sara Marcellino

As you have probably heard, 16,500 acres of salt ponds in southern San Francisco Bay will soon be purchased from ...

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Santa Cruz Mountains Trails Book

July 01, 2002 by Sara Marcellino

In recent years, the southern part of the San Francisco Bay Area has become known as the hub of high ...

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San Francisco’s Natural Areas Program

July 01, 2002 by Sara Marcellino

Small fragments of San Francisco’s original plant communities still survive today, the last vestiges of the unique grasslands, dunes, oak ...

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Watershed Workshops

July 01, 2002 by Sara Marcellino

Small fragments of San Francisco’s original plant communities still survive today, the last vestiges of the unique grasslands, dunes, oak ...

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