In this issue, learn why medium-size predators like raccoons and skunks are thriving right under our noses. And why harbor porpoises are coming back to the Bay, making the Golden Gate Bridge a great wildlife watching spot. And there’s never been a better time to get out on San Francisco Bay, where the new Bay Water Trail that’s taking shape all over the region. Plus find out what’s living in your favorite beach and how turret spiders can tell us about the ancient past. Cover photo by Bruce Finocchio, dreamcatcherimages.net.