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Ocean Beach’s Sand Supply Dries Up, Leaving Plovers Squeezed

September 16, 2014 by Eric Simons

San Francisco's Ocean Beach, already struggling with foot traffic and free-roaming domestic pets, faces a serious erosion problem.


Avian Cholera Outbreak in Redwood Shores Pond

January 15, 2014 by Alessandra Bergamin

An avian cholera outbreak at a Redwood Shores wastewater treatment pond and popular birding site -had killed more than 200 birds as of Tuesday, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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US Geological Survey – Western Ecological Research Center

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Scientists working in this division, across California and the West, do ecological research, monitoring, technology development, basic biology, and modeling.

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US Geological Survey – Earth Science Info Center

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Western Region Geography conducts science projects that provide information and analyses that help people and policymakers make informed decisions about issues that have roots in the interactions people have with their environment.

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USGS Menlo Park’s California Center

January 01, 2001 by Marilyn Smulyan

Still trying to sort through the confusion of rocks and minerals that make up the Bay Area? Then you might ...

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