When we put out the call for photos to go along with our forthcoming salamander feature by David Rains Wallace, I wasn’t sure what to expect. How many local salamander and newt photos could possibly be out there? Quite a … Read more
On November 1, the historic ship the Alma set sail from the San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park on the north end of the city, bound for its birthplace, Hunter’s Point, which it hadn’t visited for several decades. The Alma … Read more
Jacqueline Douglas has captaineered a fishing ship in the San Francisco Bay for 40 years, and is fighting to save salmon so they’re still left to fish.
This Sunday, visit the UC Botanical Garden, see a remakable collection of installation art, and hear from artist Todd Gilens about the 100-foot-long mural he created on the side of a shade house.
The state is considering new regs on fracking, which could create a new oil boom in California, in a swathe stretching form the Bay Area to Los Angeles.
Last week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service added the Franciscan manzanita to the federal endangered species list and proposed new critical habitat in San Francisco for this famous flowering shrub. The critical habitat designation, though only in draft form … Read more
On Wednesday, September 12, officials from several state and federal agencies will hold a public briefing to explain a new, if low-tech, effort to head off a twelfth straight year of fish kills at Pescadero Marsh State Beach. For the … Read more
Sebastian Kennerknecht has eight shots in our upcoming October-December issue, more than any other photographer this time around. Partly that’s because he agreed to go out and shoot at the Farallon Islands for a story by Glen Martin about seabird … Read more
Early in our work on each issue of the magazine, we send out a call for photos to more than 400 local photographers and artists. The idea is maybe they have some images on file that fit with stories we … Read more
It’s always a red-letter day at the Bay Nature office when we get a visit from Jack Laws (aka John Muir Laws, wildlife artist extraordinaire and the man behind the Naturalist’s Notebook in the back of every issue of Bay … Read more