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Hikes for waning New Year’s resolutions

January 31, 2013 by Kristen Martz

Some great hikes to inspire you as your New Year's resolution to "get in shape" starts to falter.

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The Tilden Wildcat Horsemen’s Association

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The TWHA promotes and protects the trails and facilities of Tilden and Wildcat Regional Parks in the San Francisco Bay Area, and provides social and equestrian resources for all friends of East Bay trail riding.

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Friends of the Regional Parks Botanic Garden

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Friends of the Regional Parks Botanic Garden is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the Regional Parks Botanic Garden in its work of public education, horticultural development, and conservation. The Garden is a beautiful 10-acre living museum of California native plants located in the hills above Berkeley, California, and open to the public daily. The Garden also offers free weekend tours and fee-based classes.

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Tilden Regional Park

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 ...

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River Otters on the Rebound

July 01, 2012 by Aleta George

Hungry river otters are popping up around the Bay Area in places where they haven't been seen in a while. Have fun watching them, but guard your chickens!

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Depicting conservation success stories

April 27, 2012 by Alison Hawkes

It’s easy to get depressed about the loss of biodiversity when every day, it seems, some new species pops up on a watch list like a death toll. But there are success stories that offer rays of hope in a world beset by climate change and habitat destruction. A new art exhibit opening on May 1 at the Tilden environmental education center in Berkeley showcases species that have made it back from the brink of extinction.

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The Otter and the Perch

April 11, 2012 by Dan Rademacher

River otters have been wildlife stars at Jewel Lake in Tilden Regional Park off and on over the last year. But did you know they're chowing down on rare fish?

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Up close with Berkeley’s wildlife at Tilden Regional Park

March 07, 2012 by Berkeleyside

Photographer Elaine Miller Bond didn’t have far to go to take these beautiful photographs of a coyote and a red-shouldered hawk. They were shot right here in Tilden Regional Park late last year. Read her descriptions of the encounters:

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A Lifetime at the Garden

January 10, 2011 by Ingrid Hawkinson

Lifelong Bay Area resident Stephen Edwards has run the botanic garden in Tilden Park since 1983. Well-versed in geology as well as botany, Edwards says, "My main goal in life is to improve the botanic garden without harming its delicate, historic character. The garden still sweeps me away."

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A Classroom in the Woods

January 01, 2011 by Joan Hamilton

The East Bay Regional Park District is not just the nation's largest and oldest regional park district. It also has what’s likely the largest corps of professional naturalists of any local park agency. For generations of kids, that's meant accessible opportunities for hiking, camping, getting dirty, and--most important--discovering the outdoors and getting to know our plant and animal neighbors.

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