Latest from rain
January 31, 2014 by Elizabeth Devitt
In the 150-plus years that we’ve been tracking rainfall in Northern California, it’s never been this dry. It was the …
November 18, 2013 by Eric Simons
As drought stretches on in California, local plants and animals are falling back on their evolutionarily honed behaviors for outlasting the dry.
November 04, 2010 by R. Adam Chasey
With a few good storms already this fall, we have some reason to hope for good rains this season. That will be good news for salmon, and good news for the young rain harvesters at work in Marin County, where the Salmon Protection and Watershed Network is putting on a rainwater harvesting and community art contest.
October 31, 2008 by Kate Brittain
As April showers are to May flowers in other parts of the country, so are autumn rains to the rain beetle here in the Bay Area. The rainy season’s first soaking precipitation (an inch or more) beckons forth this remarkable insect.