July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff
Sheltered from ocean winds by the Inverness Ridge, the beaches of Tomales Bay State Park are great for bird-watching, picnicking, …
January 01, 2011 by Aleta George
After a one-year hiatus, the organizers behind the popular Geography of Hope conference in Point Reyes Station are back with a new topic. Event organizers honored Wallace Stegner at the inaugural conference in 2008 and celebrated sustainable farming in 2009. This year’s theme will be “Reflections on Water.”
April 01, 2006 by Doris Sloan
All of the familiar landforms we see here in the Bay Area—ridges, cliffs, lakes, and even San Francisco Bay itself—are products of the same titanic encounters between tectonic plates that produce our frequent quakes. Through a geologist’s trained eye, we learn to interpret the signs these forces have left on the land around us.
October 01, 2002 by Doris Sloan
A: The oldest rocks in the Bay Area are metamorphic rocks associated with the granitic rocks at Point Reyes, Bodega …