And the Bay Area’s most common species is smaller than your pinkie, has a sting milder than a honeybee’s, is so shy it only hunts on moonless nights and even then is most often seen running away
A Tale of Two Buzzwords: Trying to Sustain Our Resilience
How did resilient become the ecological buzzword d’jour?
Bay Nature 2016 Environmental Education Award Winner: Allen Fish
The director of the Golden Gate Raptor Observatory oversees a staff of three, and wrangles 300 volunteers who spend 50,000 hours a year watching the skies and counting raptors.
What Lurks Beneath
A small research team sets out in the search for a potential ocean killer. But in this unusual year, nature is not cooperating with her interrogators.
First Person: Conservation Action Award Winner Ralph Benson
Ralph Benson has won Bay Nature’s Conservation Action Local Hero Award for his conservation work at the Trust for Public Land and Sonoma Land Trust.
What Are the Strengths of the World’s Most Successful Invasive Ant?
Argentine ants are much less aggressive toward other Argentine ants than they are toward other species. They share information, resources, and trails; they are so cooperative with each other they appear to function as a single colony, with many queens and many nests.