Latest from beaches
July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature
The Friends of Fitzgerald Marine Reserve is a volunteer support group established in 1985 to support the reserve, one of our region's premier tidepooling spots. Offers excellent docent-led programs for schools and private groups.
September 21, 2011 by Elizabeth Proctor
A new study finds flooding and episodic storm events could result in an estimated $20 million in damages by 2100. And accelerated landward erosion from an estimated 1.4-meter rise in sea-level by 2100 could result in $540 million in damages. Along the way, we'd lose habitat for plovers and bank swallows and a favorite recreation spot for millions of people.
July 01, 2011 by Sue Rosenthal
It turns out the sand at your local beach is not as simple as it seems--it’s full of little creatures. From sand crabs and beach hoppers to tiny water bears, there really is a world in a grain of sand, or at least between the grains of sand.
October 01, 2010 by Melanie Jones
Chances are you've sat on the beach and pondered where the sand goes when the waves carry it off, or maybe what the California coast looked like a million years ago, or why it's so darned foggy. Find the answers to these questions and more in the latest addition to the California Natural History Guides series.