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July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature
The East Bay Regional Park District is the largest regional park district in the nation and manages more than 98,000 acres in 65 parks in Alameda and Contra Costa counties.
July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff
Just a few miles above downtown Berkeley, this popular park features something for everyone: a swimming lake, a botanic garden …
Just minutes away from downtown Oakland, Lake Temescal is a popular swimming, fishing and picnicking spot .
Originally constructed as …
Shadow Cliff’s provides a cool retreat on hot summer days only a mile from downtown Pleasanton.
The park features an …
The swimming lagoon here is a magnet for visitors of all ages. NOTE: the Swim Lagoon will be CLOSED for …
This park near Castro Valley is a fine place to swim on a hot summer day, fish, or just relax …
The largest beach on the Bay is in Alameda, a favorite for swimmers, birders, and wind and kite surfers. …
Hike this grassy habitat for rattlesnakes, see birds forage the lake, or take the family for a swim at the …
October 01, 2003 by Matthew Bettelheim
Swimmers plunge into the Bay at Aquatic Park for the swim to Alcatraz and back. Photo by Charles Kennard.
July 01, 2003 by Erika Brekke
There are quite a few reservoirs and artificial lakes in and around the Bay Area that are open to the …
The Drought Could Harm Research At Farallon Islands
by Alison Hawkes
Nature Below Dolores Park, One Way or Another
by Eric Simons
French Broom and An Earth Day Message of Resilience
by Autumn Sartain
EAST BAY: Owl’s clover
by Bay Nature Staff
NORTH BAY: Checkerbloom
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Join docents Kate Gudmundson, Dennis Smith, Lynn Jackson and Laura Levin for a leisurely-paced, 4-mile hike to enjoy and discuss …
Building Naturalist Skills: Journaling with John Muir Laws
Observation is a skill that you can hone by training and technique. Naturalist, educator and artist, John Muir Laws teaches …
Seals & Slippers: Sleep under the Stars at The Marine Mammal Center!
Camp out under the stars in the Marin Headlands, enjoy special after-hour activities and wake up to the sound of …
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