July 01, 2003 by Leah Messinger
The urban environmental education and youth empowerment organization Literacy for Environmental Justice (LEJ) is about to begin construction work on …
July 01, 2003 by Daniel Edelstein
Northern mockingbirds, year-round residents of the Bay Area (having expanded their breeding range here after the arrival of European settlers), …
July 01, 2003 by Gordy Slack
Lakes aren’t a natural feature of the coast range landscape. But since cities need places to store drinking water, we drowned some valleys for reservoirs. While precious creek habitat was lost, these man-made lakes now draw bald eagles and other wildlife, as well as thousands of human visitors for swimming, fishing, boating and other summer pastimes.
July 01, 2003 by John Hart
Of course the Marin Headlands–a favorite destination for hikers, bicyclers, birdwatchers, wildflower enthusiasts, and beachgoers–is protected open space. What else could it be? Would you believe…a city of 30,000? It almost was. But thanks to some determined citizens and a little bit of luck, one half of the Golden Gate will remain wild forever.
July 01, 2003 by Allen Fish
For many birds, autumn is a flurry of eating and movement to find stuff to eat, before winter sets in. …