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Looking for Lichens in Knowland Park

November 04, 2013 by Alessandra Bergamin

Oakland's Knowland Park boasts unparalleled views of the San Leandro Bay, gnarled coast live oak trees and stands of rare, maritime chaparral. But within this large landscape, one of nature's smallest communities is flourishing—lichen.

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Oakland Zoo

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The nonprofit Oakland Zoo, located in Knowland Park, is home to more than 440 native and exotic animals.

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The Subtleties of Knowland Park

May 05, 2011 by Dan Rademacher

Knowland Park might be the City of Oakland's largest park--about 500 acres--but it's mostly known as the home of the Oakland Zoo. We visit the park with some native plant advocates who have their own fine-tuned sense of Knowland's beauty.

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