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Naturalist’s Notebook: Good Algae Gone Bad

January 01, 2017 by John Muir Laws

Blue-green algae has made some Bay Area ponds dangerous

 

Old Giants: The Last Days of Oakland’s Redwoods

January 01, 2017 by Sylvia Linsteadt

An excerpt from Sylvia Lindsteadt’s Lost Worlds of the San Francisco Bay Area on the logging of the East Bay’s redwood trees.

 

The San Francisco Bay is One of the Most Remarkable, Overlooked Stories of Nature in the 21st Century

January 01, 2017 by Eric Simons

How did so many people come to see the Bay as lifeless, or as negative space to drive over?

 

Why Do Tule Elk Drop Their Antlers Every Year?

January 01, 2017 by Michael Ellis

Ask the Naturalist: Why do tule elk drop their antlers every year?

 

Franklin Point Offers A Unique Look at the San Mateo Coast

January 01, 2017 by Nate Seltenrich

The California Coastal Trail runs west of Highway 1 along this scenic stretch of the San Mateo coast.