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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 …
East Bay hills tree removal debate catches fire
by Dan Rademacher
Will $8 parking fees deter visitors from Sonoma County beaches?
by Jackson Mauze
Beyond Fossil Fuels
by Paul Epstein
Oakland Museum’s new science gallery opens May 31
Enviros decry governor’s raid on carbon programs
by Chantal Jolagh
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Ring Mountain Thistle Pull
Come to Ring Mountain to help restore habitat on this special volunteer day. Today we will be following up on …
San Bruno Mountain Watch Founder’s Hike with David Schooley
David Schooley, founder of San Bruno Mountain Watch, will lead his popular Founder’s Hike on the 4th Saturday of each …
Rare Plants of the Tiburon Peninsula
The late season bloom on this ridge includes one of the rarest and most unusual plants in the world, the …
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