Carolyn J. Strange

Science writer Carolyn J. Strange has written for local and national publications, including a couple of years as a weekly columnist.

Out of the Blue


This massive South Bay preserve, which is still being assembled, forms a critical link in the chain of protected landscapes in the Santa Cruz Mountains.

Raising Bair Island


Redwood City’s Bair Island is the domino that that didn’t fall to development, and now an unusual team of activists, business leaders, and government officials is leading the way toward restoration.

The Checkerspot Comes Home


Contrary to common notions of autumn as a season of dying back, our fall rains often herald new beginnings. That’s especially true this fall at Edgewood County Park and Natural Preserve in Redwood City. For the first time since 2002, … Read more

Serpentine Splendor


Tucked into less than a square mile of land next to a freeway, the Peninsula’s Edgewood Park is a showcase for stunning wildflower diversity, all the result of our region’s unique geology.