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Radio Road: A Place for the Birds — and Birders

January 15, 2014 by Alessandra Bergamin

The wastewater treatment ponds of Radio Road in Redwood Shores attract a wide range of birds species by the thousands and with them, come the birders.

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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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Suisun Resource Conservation District

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Represents private landowners in the Suisun Marsh on a variety of issues at federal, state, and local levels. The goals of the district are to achieve water supply of adequate quality to promote preferred waterfowl habitat and retain wetland resource values through appropriate management practices.

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Ducks Unlimited

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Ducks Unlimited conserves, restores and manages wetlands and associated habitats for North America’s waterfowl. These habitats also benefit other wildlife and people.

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Turning a Weedy Island into Prime Habitat in Richardson Bay

August 17, 2011 by Juliet Grable

Can a pile of dredge spoils covered in a jumble of invasive weeds be transformed into an island paradise for shorebirds, songbirds, and seals? The folks at the Richardson Bay Audubon Center and Sanctuary think so. And after years of planning, ground-breaking on their ambitious restoration project has finally begun on a small island near Tiburon.

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Brake for Nature

April 01, 2011 by John Muir Laws

Jack Laws says we pass we pass fascinating natural hotspots every day on our way hither and yon. Try stopping between here and there now and then–you may discover biodiversity where you least expect it, just like he did at Brisbane Lagoon off Highway 101.

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Good Grebe!

January 01, 2011 by John Muir Laws

Grebes are always fun to watch. Jack Laws helps you tell one from another. If you’re especially lucky, you’ll see their amazing synchronized courtship dances, where male and female zoom like speedboats across the surface of ponds or lakes.

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Winged Arrival

September 29, 2008 by Jody Zaitlin

More than 900,000 shorebirds use San Francisco Bay sometime during the year, and fall is a great time to see them.

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Patience Rewarded

January 01, 2008 by Joe Eaton

You might be taken by surprise at this marshland wildlife area, with its plethora of wandering elk, playful otters, acrobatic owls, and diverse waterfowl. Just be sure it’s not hunting season when you go.

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Birds, Birds, Birds

January 01, 2007 by Rick Bacigalupi

Humans aren’t the only creatures that flock to California to take advantage of our state’s mild winter climate. Millions of

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