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April 18, 2014 by Autumn Sartain
A blue heron cam will be watching the majestic birds nest on Stow Lake this year to aid in research and public education.
March 28, 2014 by Golden Gate Birder
Water officials said they were concerned that ground squirrel tunnels were sending toxins into the San Francisco Bay.
March 21, 2014 by Alison Hawkes
Question: Will newts, frogs and salamanders be out in full force in the Bay Area this spring?
September 20, 2013 by Alison Hawkes
Blue-footed boobies are turning up in Point Reyes after straying far from their normal range from the Galapagos Islands to the …
April 24, 2014 by Alison Hawkes
Without rainwater, Farallon Islands research station is unable to function.
April 22, 2014 by Autumn Sartain
Removing French broom might as well be a message for Earth Day 2014 — pull the weeds is your backyard, however intractable they might be.
April 21, 2014 by Jacoba Charles
We first encountered Cheyanna Washburn in her role as an intern with the California Phenology Project at the John Muir …
April 21, 2014 by Aleta George
It’s sometimes hard to tell what Craig Anderson loves more: land, people, music, outdoor adventure, or his 29-year-old Toyota pickup. That’s because whatever he’s doing at any particular moment, he’s doing it with great passion, keen intention, and a big heart.
April 21, 2014 by Eric Simons
The architect of urban butterfly habitat projects like Tigers on Market Street and the Green Hairstreak Corridor, and the restoration of Mission blues on Twin Peaks, Liam O’Brien is a man on a mission to prove that habitats for humans and habitats for butterflies aren’t mutually exclusive.
April 16, 2014 by Alison Hawkes
The tide may be finally turning against the use of drift gillnets off California waters. WARNING: Disturbing images.
April 14, 2014 by Alessandra Bergamin
There are lots of pretty pictures of the 3,000 nudibranchs species already discovered, but few specifics. Key elements of their fundamental biology are still poorly understood, or not understood at all. Or not even examined.