An icon of the North Bay, a peak that orients us, and a home to many, Mount Tamalpais is the “west hill,” as translated from the Coast Miwok, that defines a region. In partnership with the Tamalpais Lands Collaborative, Bay … Read more
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A biologist spends his days looking for coho and steelhead — and small, spiny sticklebacks.
The traditional Mountain Play on Mount Tam incorporates the scenery around it.
How people came to understand the North Bay’s iconic peak.
Alice Eastwood made her reputation and found botanical immortality on Mount Tam.
Nature is a high-impact participant in the nation’s oldest cross-country running competition.
Camera traps show there are at least two badgers living around Mount Tam. Writer Mary Ellen Hannibal goes looking for them.
The luxuriant forests of Upper Lagunitas Creek, Phoenix Lake, and Bolinas Ridge are critical sanctuary for the northern spotted owl.
Bay Nature’s April-June 2015 issue explores a wealth of human history and land use in the Bay Area. Writer Kenneth Brower remembers the small band of citizen activists who stood up to powerful corporate interests to keep nuclear power off the … Read more
Our July 2013 issue celebrates the Year of the Bay with a special section on wetlands restoration and much more.