Bay Nature Magazine

Bay Nature magazine is published quarterly in full color. We post most of the contents of each issue online over the course of each quarter. To get it all delivered to you at the beginning of each quarter:

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Apr-Jun 2014

Where do you find nature? Bay Nature’s Spring 2014 issue celebrates the idea that nature’s where you look for it.

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Jan-Mar 2014

Bay Nature’s January-March 2014 issue takes you inside the mysterious world of orcas, outside in a quiet corner of post-fire Mt. Diablo, back into the maps that shaped the East Bay parks and forward into a difficult world for freshwater fish.

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Oct-Dec 2013

For fall 2013, Bay Nature uncovers secrets in the Monterey Shale (under a condor’s watchful eye), reveals the natural history of struggling native fish, and walks a breathtaking — and newly accessible — stretch of the Mendocino coast. Plus lichens, king tides, and tree frogs!

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Jul-Sep 2013

Bay Nature joins this year’s celebration of “The Year of the Bay” with the publication of “Baylands Reborn: Restoration and Renewal on San Francisco Bay.” We also head to Butano State Park, take a close look at poison oak, and more!

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Apr-Jun 2013

The spring 2013 issue takes you to Clear Lake for great birding and kayaking, introduces you to the people helping record and preserve natural soundscapes, helps you learn a more about wildlife tracks and signs, and more!

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Jan-Mar 2013

In our January 2013 issue, noted author (and one of our favorites!) David Rains Wallace surveys our region’s remarkable diversity

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Oct-Dec 2012

Our cover story brings you the goods on the wild world of mushrooms. Plus we have features about the vanishing

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Jul-Sep 2012

Our summer issue, our longest ever, includes a special section celebrating the 50th anniversary of Point Reyes National Seashore. In

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Apr-Jun 2012

Our spring issue brings you the latest on the movement to save state parks, asks tough questions about wild food

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Jan-Mar 2012

In this issue, you’ll find out how volunteers are helping save state parks, from Jack London to Henry Coe. You

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