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A black turnstone blends into the environment near the Berkeley Pier. Read more about the creation of the Eastshore State Park in the April-June issue of Bay Nature. | Photo by Jerry Ting

Nature News

At a Snail’s Place: How the Range of a Common Sea Snail Explains the Underlying Logic of the Universe

The surprising, spiraling story of why sea snails live where they live.

David Lewis: Climbing Outside the Box to See the Beauty in Nature and People

Remarks by Save the Bay Executive Director David Lewis at the 2017 Bay Nature Local Heroes Awards Dinner.

Naturalist's Notebook
They Lowered the Level of San Mateo’s Marina Lagoon and Found … These Things

Australian tube worms are now widespread in brackish waters of the San Francisco Bay.

The Efficient Beauty of Starfish Larvae

A sea star baby creates complicated, beautiful water patterns — and a team of Stanford scientists looks for an explanation.

The 2015-2016 El Niño Erased Hundreds of Feet of California’s Beaches

A report from the US Geological Survey shows how the powerful 2016-2016 El Niño reshaped the California coast.

Celebrate Inclusive National Parks with the #AANPE

The African American National Parks Event encourages people to visit their local national parks on the first weekend in June

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