One of the most dramatic mating rituals in the animal kingdom is right on our Bay Area doorstep. Male elephant seals at Año Nuevo State Park risk life and limb to be the guy who gets to impregnate up to 75 females.
Looking for a way to commune with nature and others? Nature journaling might be just the thing.
Why has San Francisco, of all places, become the land of milk and honey for honeybees?
One of San Francisco’s most prominent beekeepers produces 500 pounds of honey a year by never turning down a bee in need.
It’s a wild turkey world out there, as the growing population of Meleagris gallopavo shows. California is trying to tamp down the size of this gobbling, introduced species.
The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito has treated six gunshot victims so far this year, including Whirlybird, a sea lion. Which raises the disturbing question. Who is shooting marine mammals and why?
When a pet goes missing, urban coyotes can quickly develop a bad rap. But many wildlife experts say it’s not the coyotes who need better management — it’s us.
Jean-Michel Cousteau visits Marin’s Marine Mammal Center to deliver hope to visiting schoolchildren: “Educating youth is the best investment we can make.”
One recent sunny morning a young coyote lounged on the fairway of San Francisco’s Lincoln Park Golf Course, unphased by the whizzing golf balls and carts. Over the past decade coyotes have become part of the city’s scenery, including Lands … Read more
Fabled as a wily shape-shifter and trickster, the coyote’s latest magic trick has been turning cities into habitat, and San Francisco is one of its latest acts. Coyotes may have evolved in the plains and deserts of Mexico and North … Read more