White sharks, Sutro Forest and sniff dogs

March 4, 2013

Time for Monday’s Bay Area nature news:

  • Is Sutro Forest an “enchanted cloud forest,” or an ecological nightmare and fire hazard? [San Francisco Chronicle]
  • Great white sharks get full legal protection under CA endangered species act as state considers official listing. [California Fish & Wildlife]
  • Sutro Sam, the river otter, inspires new children’s e-book. [Richmond Blog]
  • Cal Fish & Wildlife announce broad changes to mountain lion response after controversial  Half Moon Bay cub killings. [Bay Area News Group]
  • North Bay dogs using their noses to sniff out sewage spills in local waterways. [Santa Rosa Press Democrat]
About the Author

Alison Hawkes was a Bay Nature editor from 2011-2017. Before Bay Nature she worked in journalism for more than a decade as a former newspaper reporter turned radio producer turned web editor with each rendition bringing her closer to her dream of covering environmental issues. She co-founded Way Out West, a site dedicated to covering Bay Area environmental news.