Seabird feeding frenzy off Ocean Beach, Marin favors hikers over mountain bikers

August 5, 2013

Hello Monday! Starting off your work week with some Bay Area nature news:

  • Seabirds descend by the thousands on Ocean Beach in SF to gobble up a school of fish close to shore. [Ocean Beach Bulletin]
  • 200-plus demonstrators arrested for trespassing at Chevron’s Richmond plant. [Huffington Post]
  • Spreckles Lake in Golden Gate Park is bone dry this week. [Richmond Blog]
  • Young bluebird in San Pablo Park, Berkeley becomes a worm-hunting “Rambo” as he aggressively hunts for his younger siblings. [Berkeleyside]
  • Oil companies have been releasing toxic chemicals off CA coastline as they frack for oil with little to no enviro review. [Associated Press]
  • Marin’s county park plan prioritizes hikers, nature over mountain biking in trail use. [Marin Independent Journal]
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.