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Save Nature

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

San Francisco-based Save Nature works both locally and internationally to connect kids to wildlife and nature in general with educational programs and opportunities to learn about and "adopt" ecosystems near and far.

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Sarber’s Cameras

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Sarber's Cameras has proudly supported nature photography throughout the Bay Area for over 40 years. Many renowned nature photographers, birding enthusiasts and the EBRPD come to us for our extensive stock of equipment, award-winning photo processing and photo classes. Come see our wide range of binoculars and all the latest digital and film photographic gear.

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Marine Mammal Center

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Marine Mammal Center is the premier rescue and rehabilitation organization for marine mammals on the West Coast. The center also conducts research and education programs at their facility in Marin County.

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Lindsay Wildlife Museum

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Lindsay Wildlife Museum is a natural history and environmental education center where live, wild animals are just inches away. The on-site wildlife rehabilitation center is one of the oldest and largest wildlife hospitals in the United States, treating nearly 6,000 injured or orphaned wild animals each year.

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Coyote Point Museum

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Coyote Point Museum is a learning center that inspires each of us to make a lifelong commitment to act responsibly in caring for the earth. We provide engaging, educational experiences for our diverse, multi-generational Bay Area community through wildlife, gardens, exhibitions, and programs that relate to the global environment.

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ComeHike

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

This is a sister site of HikingSanFrancisco.com which will focus largely on Bay Area nature, outdoor events and maintain a wildlife map.

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Fake grass in Golden Gate Park worries bird advocates

December 01, 2011 by Alison Hawkes

The Beach Chalet Athletic Fields may not seem like an ecological oasis, but environmentalists are fighting a San Francisco plan to replace natural grass with artificial turf. They say the move would turn foraging grounds into the ecological equivalent of a parking lot. City officials say the fake grass is needed to help it meet growing recreational needs.

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Tracking Scat with Cat

August 18, 2011 by Beth Slatkin

If you want to know the best places to find mountain lion tracks, what type of flower blooms on a rock outcrop during a particular month, and what coyote scat looks like at different times of the year, ask the East Bay Regional Park District's Cat Taylor.

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The Middle Way

July 01, 2011 by Glen Martin

Grizzlies may be long gone and mountain lions few and far between, but many smaller predators are thriving in Bay Area wildlands and even in cities and suburbs. From plentiful raccoons and skunks to elusive badgers, midsize predators are major players in local ecosystems, so next time you hear the late-night clatter of garbage cans, give a nod to these scrappy survivors.

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Western Rattlesnakes

December 30, 2010 by Rick Bacigalupi

Naturalist Michael Ellis says western rattlesnakes eat lots of rodents and they’re just plain cool! Rattlesnakes are the only snakes ...

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