Latest from San Francisco
March 11, 2015 by Chelsea Leu
Oxalis provides a delightful burst of yellow color in the spring. Also, it's eating the entire Bay Area alive.
February 20, 2015 by Eric Simons
A Presidio Trust biological science tech spotted a gray fox near the Batteries to Bluffs trail on Wednesday, the first recorded in the Presidio since 2004.
San Francisco’s Chorus Frogs Nearly Disappeared. People Helped Them Return. Then The Frogs Got Noisy.
December 09, 2014 by Carmen Taylor
How much do we owe to native species we've eliminated from their home? Nature in the City is exploring the question with the reintroduction of vocal chorus frogs to San Francisco.
February 27, 2014 by Alessandra Bergamin
Over five years ago, Nalani and Anna Heath-Delaney, ditched their water guzzling lawn and planted a colorful and diverse native plant garden. They have since saved water, provided habitat for local species and created a native plant sanctuary. With the current drought, now is the perfect time to consider transitioning your garden and "going native."
January 28, 2014 by Alessandra Bergamin
In the mid 90s, botanist Mike Wood was contracted by the U.S. Navy to undertake a rare plant survey of Yerba Buena Island as the military prepared to leave the base. At the time he didn't think the island would be of much botanical interest. But two decades later, he's still going back.
January 16, 2014 by Alessandra Bergamin
Lauri Taylor, visiting from Salt Lake City, spotted an interesting gull at Baker's Beach in San Francisco. She asked Bay Nature to help identify what species it was...
December 11, 2013 by Alessandra Bergamin
San Francisco may become the first U.S. city to ban the release of commercially raised butterflies at ceremonies such as weddings, funerals, and charity events.