Latest from Audubon Society – Mount Diablo Chapter
October 29, 2009 by Matthew Bettelheim
On the heels of Santa Clara County’s 2007 breeding bird atlas comes Contra Costa County’s companion for north Bay Area birders. This year the Mount Diablo Audubon Society released the Breeding Bird Atlas of Contra Costa County.
September 08, 2009 by Daniel McGlynn
Rossmoor, a sprawling gated community on the outskirts of Walnut Creek, recently found itself entangled in an ecological controversy that spilled well beyond its manicured lawns and well-tended condos. At the heart of the issue are acorn woodpeckers that decided to turn some homes into storage facilities for acorns — granaries. Reporter Daniel McGlynn went as far as Colorado to get the story.