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INTO THE BAY: Read more about the remarkably still-wild San Francisco Bay in the January-March issue of Bay Nature. | Photo by David Liittschwager, Liittschwager.com

Nature News

Ancient Whale Bones and Megalodon Shark Teeth Unearthed in East Bay

A dam retrofit project reveals a treasure trove from the time when California had a vast inland sea.

A Story About Once and Future California, Written in the Rings of Redwoods

Why would a scientist count a quarter of a million redwood tree rings?

What Honeybees Have Taught Me About Xenophobia

Opinion: The American democratic experiment and the survival of the planet may depend on overcoming our fear of foreigners

Naturalist's Notebook
Naturalist’s Notebook: Good Algae Gone Bad

Blue-green algae has made some Bay Area ponds dangerous

Old Giants: The Last Days of Oakland’s Redwoods

An excerpt from Sylvia Lindsteadt’s Lost Worlds of the San Francisco Bay Area on the logging of the East Bay’s redwood trees.

The San Francisco Bay is One of the Most Remarkable, Overlooked Stories of Nature in the 21st Century

How did so many people come to see the Bay as lifeless, or as negative space to drive over?

Bay Nature