Erica Spotswood, the science director of the San Francisco Estuary Institute’s Urban Nature Lab, got her dissertation studying seed dispersal on the French Polynesian islands of Tahiti and Moorea. A kind of low-growing fruit tree named Miconia calvescens had arrived … Read more
Nonette Hanko helped create the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, then served on its board for 46 years.
A fox looks sick in the Presidio, and Animal Care and Control reports increased numbers of sick raccoons and skunks.
Major October rain is in the forecast for the first time in five years. As they say in sports, sometimes it’s better to be lucky than good.
It’s a true crime story set in the early days of California statehood, with themes of racism, colonialism, and the legitimacy of state violence. Do more people need to know about The Life and Adventures of Joaquín Murieta?
There used to be a pattern to species distribution in the Bay. Is there still?
Central Valley temperatures are expected to stick near 110 for the next three days, making life difficult for important crops.
A story about the life and legacy of celebrated scientist, conservationist and mentor Gordon Chan.
After 50,000 people made nearly 1.3 million observations worldwide, what was the most common species found in the Bay Area and in the world?
Drought returns to California, with a long fire season ahead.