"The Ivory-Billed Woodpecker of Rare Wildflowers"
This is a photo that botanists in the 20th century never thought would exist. Mount Diablo buckwheat was believed extinct after 1930 before its spectacular rediscovery on the mountain in 2005. In 2016 came an even more startling find: millions of seedlings on a slope in Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve. David Rains Wallace tells the story in the July-September issue of Bay Nature
. | Photo by Lech Naumovich, Golden Hour Restoration Institute
How spiders create protein-rich liquid and turn it into silk.
A protozoan pathogen appears to have killed thousands of sharks, rays and fish in the San Francisco Bay this spring.
What does a hummingbird taste in a flower?
Terry Gosliner, a curator at the California Academy of Sciences, looks through nudibranchs to see the world.
A yellow-brown blanket covers the Berkeley Aquatic Park lagoon.
Good news: there are likely more whales in the Bay because there are more whales overall.
Table of Contents
by Michael Ellis
by Claire Peaslee
by Victor Reyes
by Jeremy Miller
by David Rains Wallace
by Christin Coy
by Alison Hawkes
by Greg Sarris
by David Loeb