Bay Nature magazineJuly-September 2012

Naturalist’s Notebook: The Owl in the Hole

July 1, 2012

Meet the ambassadors of grasslands — among the few birds you’ll meet that live in holes in the ground. As Jack Laws shows, they’re charming as all get out.

About the Author

Naturalist and illustrator John Muir Laws is the author of the Laws Field Guide to the Sierra Nevada and Sierra Birds: A Hiker's Guide. Learn more and find class schedules at johnmuirlaws.com.

The Socio-ecological Past, Present, and Future of an Urban Lake

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San Francisco’s Mountain Lake, neglected and degraded through centuries of urbanization, became a cesspool of invasive wildlife, toxic algae blooms, and poor water quality. Many native species that depended on the

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