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Julia Clothier, Point Reyes National Seashore Association

January 01, 2015 by Bay Nature Staff

Every year, Bay Nature Institute selects three people whose extraordinary work on behalf of conservation and environmental education in the ...

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Oakland’s bug guy wants you to like bugs too

June 19, 2013 by Constance Taylor

Eddie Dunbar has helped make Oakland a bit friendlier towards the Bay Area's creepy-crawlies.

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Finding biodiversity in a bucket

June 05, 2013 by Alison Hawkes

Famed National Geographic photographer David Liittschwager teams up to bring the power of "one cubic foot" to the masses.

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Local Hero: Cindy Moreno of WattzOn and Full Circle Farm

May 08, 2013 by David Loeb

It's not easy to catch up with Cindy Moreno. The daughter of immigrant farmworkers from the Central Valley and a recent graduate in environmental studies from San Jose State, Cindy is doing more than her share for the environment.

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Local Hero: Mia Monroe, Muir Woods National Monument

April 17, 2013 by Jacoba Charles

Officially, Mia Monroe is Site Supervisor of Muir Woods. But what she really does is serve as a passionate ambassador for nature.

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Remembering Rich Stallcup

April 01, 2013 by Bay Nature Staff

In December 2012, the Bay Area, and the world, lost one of its most eloquent spokespeople for and about birds. ...

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Gateway to the Delta

December 31, 2012 by Robin Meadows

I’m in another world from the moment I step into the East Bay Regional Park District’s Big Break Regional Shoreline. ...


Youth Science Institute

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Serves 30,000 pre-school through high school students annually with hands-on learning of life sciences, physical sciences and social sciences, including biology, chemistry, physics, geology and astronomy. Programs are conducted at its three Science and Nature Centers in Vasona, Sanborn and Alum Rock parks, in schools and at community events.

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Wild Equity Institute

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Wild Equity Institute works to build a healthy and sustainable global community for people and the plants and animals that accompany us on Earth. With a team of experts in law, management, design, and education, WEI accelerates the transition to a more equitable world through innovative education programs, nature-inspired design, science-based petitions, and vigorous enforcement of environmental laws.

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Wilderness Arts and Literacy Coalition

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Wilderness Arts and Literacy Collaborative (WALC) is an academic program that utilizes environmental education as the central, unifying theme with which we integrate science, English, social studies, art, technology, and math. Field experiences such as hiking, camping, habitat restoration, and recycling are woven together with classroom coursework and provide the experiential foundation for a challenging academic curriculum. WALC is a teacher-initiated non-profit organization, ongoing at Balboa and Downtown Continuation high schools, both in San Francisco.

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