It’s quite odd, when you stop and think about it, that landscapes shaped by millions of years of wind and rain and tectonic shifts, by countless millennia of vegetation growing and animals digging and dying, such that their boundaries follow the contours of nature, now find themselves shaped by people.
Elephant seals are among the most extreme animals on earth. Will it be enough to help them survive extreme change?
Defining stewardship can be hard. Showing it is easy.
For the first time since the early 1900s, the 864-acre forest behind Pacific Union College will be open to the public.
The Northern California black walnut led scientists into a genetic mystery: is this a rare tree, or a common one?
See the California works from the most accomplished Chinese
painter of the 20th century
See evidence of “gravitational wasting” erosion on Bay Area hillsides.
The Crosstown Trail connects Candlestick Point to Lands End, taking in some of San Francisco’s most beautiful natural areas along the way.
An illustrated guide to Northern California nature
Every rock has a story to tell, and geologists know the language.