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A New Haven for the Leopard Shark

April 17, 2014 by Alessandra Bergamin

Leopard sharks are a shallow-water coastal species, with a range extending from southern Oregon to southern Baja California. They are the most abundant shark species in the San Francisco Bay.

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Counting Harbor Porpoises with Carbon Currency

February 19, 2014 by Elizabeth Devitt

San Francisco Bay's waters have clearly become popular with the porpoises. What researchers want to know now is: What does that mean about the Bay ecosystem itself?

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Sailor’s Guide Nature Guide

July 09, 2013 by John Muir Laws

Jack Laws brings us a guide SF Bay wildlife just in time for the America's Cup.

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Bay Restoration: Lines in the Mud

June 30, 2013 by Ariel Rubissow Okamoto

Over decades of struggle, San Francisco Bay restoration has become the expectation, a difficult challenge still, but one everyone's agreed to fight for.

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How would the Bay Area respond to its next oil spill?

June 14, 2013 by Alessandra Bergamin

Bay Nature takes a trip on a training exercise where California officials show off the latest techniques in oil spill containment in the San Francisco Bay.

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Making the Most of Mud

February 01, 2013 by Ariel Rubissow Okamoto

San Francisco Bay has been clearing up, but that's not necessarily a good thing for marshes in an age of sea level rise. Those marshes need mud so they can keep up with rising tides.

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San Francisco Bay herring running at Mission Bay

January 09, 2013 by Dan Rademacher

The herring are running again in San Francisco, and it’s quite a show. Commercial fishing boats cast their nets in ...

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Keeping the peace with urban coyotes

November 07, 2012 by Courtney Quirin

When a pet goes missing, urban coyotes can quickly develop a bad rap. But many wildlife experts say it’s not the coyotes who need better management -- it’s us.

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Navigating cities: survival skills for the urban coyote

September 19, 2012 by Courtney Quirin

One recent sunny morning a young coyote lounged on the fairway of San Francisco’s Lincoln Park Golf Course, unphased by ...

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Sea Stewards

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Advocates for a healthy San Francisco Bay and Ocean.Sea Stewards produces ocean media and education, and conducts shark conservation research.

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