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Architecture, Basketry, and Conservation: The Simple Life of Jorgen Hildebrandt

May 11, 2016 by Judith Katz

He announced his one concern about being interviewed by Bay Nature: “My life is so simple.”

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Nature Journaling: John Muir Laws and the Art of Slowing Down, Sitting Still, and Paying Attention

April 18, 2016 by John Muir Laws

"As a naturalist, educator, and artist, I have found that my journal is the most necessary tool I carry into the field with me; it is even more necessary than my binoculars."

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Nowhere to Go But Up

January 26, 2015 by Ariel Rubissow Okamoto

We’ve built our cities right up the edge of the Bay, and it’s a big Bay so there’s lots of low-lying waterfront. Now sea level rise is forcing hard decisions and creative thinking about that waterfront.

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Painting the Delta, from “frankenanimals” to finished artwork

December 27, 2012 by Dan Rademacher

When we decided to commission an original illustration for our January feature about Big Break Regional Shoreline, I did what ...

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Art in the shade at the UC Botanical Garden

October 03, 2012 by Dan Rademacher

This Sunday, visit the UC Botanical Garden, see a remakable collection of installation art, and hear from artist Todd Gilens about the 100-foot-long mural he created on the side of a shade house.

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A Visit from Jack Laws, Bird Man (and Artist)

August 13, 2012 by Dan Rademacher

It’s always a red-letter day at the Bay Nature office when we get a visit from Jack Laws (aka John ...

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River of Words

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Based in Berkeley, River of Words is a global watershed-based art and poetry contest for children. The group conducts teacher trainings, develops curriculum, and holds annual awards events in San Francisco and Washington, DC.

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Oakland Museum of California

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Oakland Museum has extensive collections and exhibits about California's natural environment, history, art, and people. The art and history galleries have been totally remodeled (2010), but the science gallery is closed through 2012. Stay tuned for new exhibits there!

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Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Interpretive Center features exhibits, programs and activities designed to inspire a sense of appreciation, respect and stewardship for the Bay, its inhabitants and the services they provide.

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Bay Area Mycological Society

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Bay Area Mycological Society is dedicated to increasing knowledge of and appreciation for the wonderful world of mushrooms. We teach the safe and mindful collection of mushrooms through field trips, lectures and classes, references, and an online pool of local experts. We encourage the celebration of the beauty and wonder of mushrooms through photography and illustration, poetry and prose. We foster participation in "citizen science," where amateurs can contribute in meaningful ways to the advance of mushroom knowledge, and our members range from beginners to professionals in the field.

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