The California Assembly has passed a bill that would outlaw so-called “second generation” anticoagulant rodenticides.
Do Mosquito Eaters Eat Mosquitoes?
The answer might surprise you.
When a Plant Dies, Where Do the Nutrients in its Cells Go?
Plants make all other life on Earth possible. But most animals don’t eat dead plants — so how do the nutrients plants create get into the environment when the plant dies?
Visit the Yolo Bypass for A Highway, a Wetland and 250,000 Bats
The Yolo Causeway is more than just link between here and there. It’s the summer residence of a thriving colony of Mexican free-tailed bats.
California buckeyes know what to do in summer dry spell — hibernate
What does a California buckeye know that many imported plants around here don’t? Duh, you don’t go full steam in the hot, dry summer.
Happy 4th! Nature’s fireworks are on display
As you scan the skies for pyrotechnic eye-candy, remember that nature makes its own quite impressive displays.
Oakland’s bug guy wants you to like bugs too
Eddie Dunbar has helped make Oakland a bit friendlier towards the Bay Area’s creepy-crawlies.
Burrowing owls make a comeback in hubbub of Silicon Valley
Burrowing owls are finding habitat alongside the massive tech companies of Silicon Valley, thanks to an effort to show how the quizzical birds can adapt to humans when given the chance.
How do you make a teeny hummingbird chick comfy?
Imagine fitting your little eggs inside a nest the size of a golf ball? Hummingbirds are back, and raising the next generation.
Hayward owl cam: Up close and personal with barn owls!
A family of barn owls at Hayward’s Sulphur Creek Nature Center are the starts of an owl-cam: see baby owls hatching, feeding, and being their cute selves!