California is a world biodiversity hot spot. Full stop. Roughly 32 percent of the nation’s native plants are found in California, and those 6,500 species provide habitat that supports the state’s multitude of wildlife. To protect that biodiversity as the … Read more
This past July, the East Bay Regional Park District announced a ban on the controversial herbicide glyphosate, also known by the brand name Roundup. The prohibition was effective immediately in picnic areas. The district said it would discontinue use of … Read more
A year ago, Stanford University began removing the 120-year-old Lagunita Diversion Dam on San Francisquito Creek, which flows through Palo Alto and Menlo Park. As a result, last spring was the first migration season in over a century wherein California … Read more
Last March, Richmond officials announced that they’d chosen SunCal to develop a housing and renovation project on Point Molate, a small headland just north of the Richmond Bridge. The project has vocal opponents who, among other concerns, worry over the … Read more
The John Muir Land Trust needs to raise $2 million by May to create a new 84-acre open space park in Moraga.
Point Reyes National Seashore staff returned from the government shutdown to find a new master of the beach.
Can the SFPUC’s new nursery slow the spread of a tree-killing fungus?
The global citizen science competition returns April 27-May 3.
Looking back on 2018 and picking some of our favorite stories from the year in Bay Nature.
Favorite pictures published in Bay Nature in 2018, from the Bay Nature editors.