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Connecting with Environmental Journalist Jon Christensen

September 24, 2014 by Beth Slatkin

The editor of BOOM, a new quarterly journal about California, speaks with Bay Nature about his latest project.

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Last Dance on San Bruno Mountain

January 01, 2011 by Linda Watanabe McFerrin

Linda Watanabe-McFerrin goes in search of rare butterflies on San Bruno Mountain, an island of native habitat besieged by subdivisions, roads, and invasive weeds.

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Taking the Heat

January 01, 2008 by Glen Martin

Though we may not be able to detect it on a day-to-day basis, climate change has come to the Bay Area and is already leaving its mark on local ecosystems: rising tides in the Bay, increasingly severe wildfires, acidification of ocean waters. While it may be too late to avoid global warming's early stages, there is a lot we can do to both understand and mitigate its impacts on our landscapes and watersheds. With the support of world-class research institutions and an active environmental movement, Bay Area scientists are taking the lead in this crucial effort.

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The Checkerspot Comes Home

October 01, 2007 by Carolyn J. Strange

Contrary to common notions of autumn as a season of dying back, our fall rains often herald new beginnings. That’s ...

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Coyote Valley: Another Drive-By Extinction?

October 01, 2007 by David Carroll

As we report in The Checkerspot Comes Home, Coyote Ridge southeast of San Jose is one of the last refuges ...

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