As the fog lifts and clear days fill the week, it is a sure sign that fall in the Bay Area is upon us. And what better way to celebrate than by attending one of the many harvest festivals in the Bay Area. Here’s Bay Nature’s festival round-up to get you started.
Photographer Steve Zamek, waited at Lloyd Lake in Golden Gate Park for over three hours photographing birds. When he decided it was time to leave, this hooded merganser sprang into action and Zamek snapped this shot.
National parks are not only recreational hubs, but they also serve as centers for scientific research and environmental monitoring programs. Since the federal government shutdown, researchers have been unable to continue their work running the risk that months of consistent study could be lost in a few weeks.
Humpback whales often enter the Monterey Bay to feed in the summer months. But this year, huge anchovy runs have brought them in by the hundreds. Photographer Tory Kallman shares his photographs of the feeding frenzy.
The 2011 state budget crisis hit California’s state parks hard. Two years later, the Parks Forward Initiative has been looking to ensure the park system’s future and on Oct. 2nd, asked for public input in San Rafael.
A new project from The Nature Conservancy looks into the state of California’s wild salmon populations.
The results of a recent study shed light on the historical range of wolves in California.
Researchers find that redwood forests suffering from Sudden Oak Death burn with greater intensity.
Wildlife will rebound on Mount Diablo, but it may take longer for some struggling species.
A new state report compiles evidence that California’s climate is rapidly changing.