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Don’t get PO’ed: Poison oak tales of woe, and some ID assistance

June 18, 2013 by Bay Nature

Summer's the time to get outside, but in California that also means steering clear of poison oak. Here are some tales of woe, and a video to help you avoid getting POed.

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Calif. considers lead bullet ban to save condors, Tilden golf course gets green creds

June 17, 2013 by Alison Hawkes

CA lawmakers consider ban on lead bullets used during hunting to save condors, and other Bay Area nature news.

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The Bay Area fathers among you

June 14, 2013 by Alex Coltman

Three-spined sticklebacks are like stay-at-home dads, while male river otters are the deadbeats of the animal kingdom. We have a list of father archetypes to brighten your Father's Day.

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Are pot farms poisoning spotted owls, can hatched salmon smell their way home?

May 29, 2013 by Alison Hawkes

Time for Wednesday's Bay Area nature news digest.

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The Endangered Species Act has officially hit middle age

May 17, 2013 by Alessandra Bergamin

On its 40th anniversary, the Endangered Species Act has a 99 percent success rate.

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Bee population sinks to new lows, Berkeley’s school garden program in jeopardy

May 08, 2013 by Alison Hawkes

The bee population is now so low that there may not be enough to pollinate crops, and other Bay Area nature news.

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Hikes that defy the heights of Devil’s Slide

May 02, 2013 by Christina Vallianos

The recent opening of the twin tunnels through San Pedro Mountain has made Devil’s Slide in San Mateo County more accessible than ever to hikers.

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Publisher’s Circle Cooley Ranch hike — Photos!

April 30, 2013 by Judith Katz

Here are selected photos from the Bay Nature Publisher’s Circle hike at Cooley Ranch on April 28, 2012 with LandPaths ...

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State Coastal Conservancy out of money, Point Reyes ranchers demand extended leases

April 29, 2013 by Alison Hawkes

State Coastal Conservancy out of its $1 billion in bond money with no new funds in sight, and other Bay Area nature news.

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Iconic tree at Mount Davidson topples over

April 11, 2013 by David Cruz

The dead eucalyptus had its admirers and opponents. Now it's gone forever.

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