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.
New Year, New Issue! Explore the natural world of the Bay Area in winter. Stories, hikes, signs of the season, and beautiful photos and art to inspire you.