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Today’s the day to bring nature to parking spots

September 20, 2013 by Jaquelyn Davis

Park(ing) Day requires one thing: You bring a little greenery to a parking space.

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Oakland Museum’s new science gallery opens May 31

May 21, 2013 by Dan Rademacher

On May 31, the Oakland Museum will open its overhauled science gallery, the world’s largest museum exhibit focused on California’s habitats and wildlife.

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A Warbler Comes to West Berkeley

April 08, 2013 by David Loeb

Last winter I noticed a different bird in the bare branches of the London plane trees outside the office. A yellow-rumped warbler. Not an uncommon bird, yet not one I would expect to see next to a cement plant.

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River otter frolicking at Sutro Baths

October 11, 2012 by Alison Hawkes

Nature photographer David Cruz captured some candid moments of a sea otter basking in the sun at Sutro Baths in San Francisco.

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Oakland getting more mini-parks

October 01, 2012 by Paul Epstein

Oakland is expanding the number “parklets” to bring more green to urban residents.

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Grasslands behind Sign Hill inspire conservation campaign

September 20, 2012 by Heather Mack

South San Francisco may be “THE INDUSTRIAL CITY,” as stated on the hillside overlooking the town of warehouses and industrial

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Scoring nature in San Francisco

August 03, 2012 by Alison Hawkes

You may have heard of Walk Score, the walkability index that everyone from real estate agents to smart growth advocates

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