Feeling Bats

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The COVID-19 pandemic has put bats in the headlines. Now’s the time to learn about their essential role in Bay Area ecology and how to live alongside them.

Lord of the Flies

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Bored at home? Learn how to train common flies to ride on your finger like miniature falcons.

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Taking the Long View for the Summer

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In May, my family and I headed to Sycamore Grove Park near Livermore for a long stroll on Mother’s Day. Something about the dry heat and native, lazy-limbed sycamore trees there feels like an earlier version of California, and it … Read more