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A New Paradigm For Conservation: Consider the Countryside

May 27, 2014 by Alison Hawkes

Conservation biologists are realizing that farmlands could play an important role in conservation.

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A marvel of magnolias

January 14, 2013 by Alison Hawkes

Magnolias may not be native to Northern California. But the SF Botanical Garden has been conserving this endangered flowering tree, and now's the time to see them in full bloom.

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New details discovered about Bay Area’s 750-legged millipede

November 15, 2012 by Alison Hawkes

Scientists report new findings on how a 750-legged millipede from the Bay Area - the leggiest animal on Earth -- may have evolved all those legs to thrive in its unique niche under sandstone rocks in moist oak woodlands.

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Wildcare

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Based in downtown San Rafael, Wildcare combines wildlife rescue and rehabilitation with education programs to teach people about living with wildlife.

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Urban Ore Ecopark

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

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TransForm

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

TransForm works to create world-class public transportation andwalkable communities in the Bay Area and beyond, and has helped to win billions of dollars and groundbreaking policies in support of smart growth, public transportation, affordable housing, andbicycle/pedestrian safety. TransForm's work is essential in the fight against climate change.

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Southern Sonoma County Resource Conservation District

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Southern Sonoma County RCD is one of California's 103 resource conservation districts, whose principal mission is to improve resource management while supporting sustainable agriculture and our urban communities. SSCRCD covers Sonoma Creek Watershed from Kenwood to the Bay, Petaluma River Watershed and the upper half of Stemple Creek Watershed in Sonoma County.

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Sonoma Land Trust

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Since 1976, Sonoma Land Trust has protected more than17,000 acres of beautiful, productive andenvironmentally significant land in and around SonomaCounty. Funded largely by membership contributions,the Land Trust develops land protection strategies,promotes funding for land conservation, acquires landand conservation easements, and promotes a sense ofplace and a land ethic through activities, educationand outreach.

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Sempervirens Fund

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Sempervirens Fund is California's oldest land trust, originally formed in 1900 as Sempervirens Club. Using donors' tax-deductible dollars, Sempervirens Fund has purchased and saved thousands of acres of redwood forest land in the Santa Cruz Mountains from the threat of logging and development. Newly purchased land is transferred to state and local parks agencies, thereby creating some of the most beautiful public parks in the world.

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Seabird Protection Network

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Seabird Protection Network at Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary addresses human disturbance to breeding seabird colonies along the central California coast. These efforts are accomplished through an organized outreach and education program combined with law enforcement and other seabird management actions. Monitoring of California seabird breeding colonies helps guide outreach, education, and management efforts of the Network. Photo by Jason Thompson (www.mojoscoast.com)

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