January 22, 2015 by Alison Hawkes
Up until recently, there were limited and fairly antiquated options on how to measure California's snowpack.
January 16, 2015 by Carmen Taylor
On farmland near the Pajaro River, Point Blue, The Nature Conservancy, and a busload of school kids marry an idea about landscape restoration with an idea about the way the people who live, work, and play on that land can – and should -- be part of restoring it.
January 05, 2015 by Joan Hamilton
The 3,100-acre Morgan Fire provided opportunities for scientists. One of the main goals: to learn how plant and animal communities rebuild themselves after a major disturbance.
January 01, 2015 by Bay Nature Staff
Every year, Bay Nature Institute selects three people whose extraordinary work on behalf of conservation and environmental education in the ...
December 30, 2014 by Alison Hawkes
Coho salmon need help, but so do people with modest incomes. A new initiative seeks to bridge the two.
December 15, 2014 by Eric Simons
Oakland-based Bay Area Wilderness Training tries to provide teachers and trip leaders with everything they need -- from leadership skills to equipment -- to get kids out in nature.
December 10, 2014 by Alessandra Bergamin
Field work is supposed to be where ecologists get to play Indiana Jones. The reality with swing-dancing joke-cracking fish-loving UC Davis research scientist Jim Hobbs is somewhat different: wet, muddy, smelly, and mostly involving either waiting for leopard sharks or harvesting leopard shark vomit.