Here’s Wednesday’s Bay Area nature news digest:
- Bay Bridge exempted from Cosco Busan rules restricting large ships from sailing in fog. [San Jose Mercury News]
- Pilot of Bay Bridge tanker crash on Monday has history of losing control of ships. [Huffington Post]
- State officials recommending that great white sharks be listed as threatened or endangered to California Fish and Game Commission. [LA Times]
- Iconic arch at Tennessee Beach in Marin comes crashing to the ground. [Marin Independent Journal]
- The National Park Service limits number of hikers on Half Dome, Yosemite to 300 per day to reduce wilderness congestion. [Huffington Post]
- One year anniversary of Wolf OR-7’s arrival in California and he’s still here. [Huffington Post]
- Monarch butterflies return to Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont. [San Francisco Chronicle]
- Yoda and Indiana Jones will be displayed in bronze at a new park in downtown San Anselmo created by filmmaker George Lucas. [Marin Independent Journal]
- Toss a few crumbs to the pigeons or squirrels? SF Animal Control wants to enforce fines for feeding wildlife. [San Francisco Examiner]
- Six imperiled Delta fish see drop in population after 2011 gain. [Sacramento Bee]
Nature photographer David Cruz sent in these fun pics from Sutro Baths in San Francisco on Tuesday.
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