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January 25, 2010 by Donna Whitmarsh
It's an old story. Another species that once flourished is being pushed to extinction by modern human encroachment. The callippe silverspot has been gradually pushed into a few remaining islands of habitat, including San Bruno Mountain south of San Francisco. Critics say a long-simmering development proposal threatens that habitat.
October 01, 2007 by Dan Rademacher
Field Guide to Butterflies of the San Francisco Bay and Sacramento Valley Regions, by Arthur M. Shapiro and Tim Manolis, ...
October 01, 2007 by Matthew Bettelheim
Mention extinct species, and most people think of long-gone mastodons and saber-toothed tigers. But we know that some Bay Area species have disappeared in just the last 200 years. Or have they? Prompted by rediscoveries of lost species in Solano and Contra Costa counties, we decided to see what other missing flora and fauna might still be out there, awaiting a patient observer.