January 08, 2015 by Eric Simons
The pulses in this silver fish wave, reaching up to a mile long by a mile wide, represent perhaps the largest aggregations of animals you’ll ever find in Northern California.
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.
December 09, 2014 by Carmen Taylor
How much do we owe to native species we've eliminated from their home? Nature in the City is exploring the question with the reintroduction of vocal chorus frogs to San Francisco.
December 09, 2014 by Joan Hamilton
Wild pigs are uprooting unusual new areas of Mount Diablo this year.