November 23, 2015 by David Kupfer
Veteran environmental activist, writer, editor, publisher, educator, and coastal wetlands scientist Phyllis Faber has made countless contributions to the Bay Area environmental movement.
November 12, 2015 by Liam O'Brien
A San Francisco reader wonders about the bright orange-red butterfly he recently spotted in his backyard.
November 11, 2015 by Graelyn Brashear
Marine ecologists have long been alarmed at the potentially dangerous summertime growth of the single-celled algae Pseudo-nitzschia -- but there are still significant blind spots in our knowledge and research funding has been scarce.
November 09, 2015 by Kathleen M. Wong
Perched atop the windward western side of the Santa Cruz Mountains, Russian Ridge offers spellbinding views and a grove of monumental, centuries-old oaks.
October 22, 2015 by Bay Nature Staff
How much sea foam along the shore is normal for this time of year? And how can you tell if it's harmful to marine life? We asked UC Santa Cruz oceanographer Raphael Kudela.
October 21, 2015 by Elizabeth Rogers
Gray foxes in the Bay Area: Where are they? What are they? The answer to both questions is surprisingly complicated. Fortunately, there's "The Fox Guy."
October 21, 2015 by Timothy Hill
The California least tern is rare but thriving in the Bay Area. For now. An examination of what Audubon's "climate endangered" ranking means for a popular bird.