It is now a given that the health of an ecosystem can be measured by the abundance and diversity of the native organisms able to survive and thrive there – i.e., its level of biodiversity. The concept has now even … Read more
After 20 years, the state decides not to allow the expansion of an off-road vehicle park in the East Bay hills.
The Eel River in northwestern California—along with its numerous forks and tributaries—forms the third largest watershed entirely within the state. The river’s main stem and three main forks flow a combined 398 miles from sources in the coast ranges of … Read more
It started as a low rumble and proceeded to get louder and louder. Curious, I stepped out onto the deck just as a large white and red twin-engine propeller plane thundered directly overhead, descending to the northeast. Ten seconds later … Read more
Conservation groups say the environmental assessment avoids considering environmental justice or marine life
On Friday, August 30, Bay Nature lost a good friend and the Bay Area lost a great teacher of environmental science. Professor Lester Rowntree passed away at his home in the Berkeley hills after a prolonged battle with cancer. Rowntree … Read more
Ellie Cohen departs Point Blue Conservation Science after leading the organization through 20 years of rapid growth.
No whale watch boat captain worth his or her salt is going to guarantee a whale sighting on any particular trip. But Captain Joe Nazar and the rest of the San Francisco Whale Tours crew on the good ship Kitty … Read more
First formed to stop a hillside golf course proposal, Friends of Edgewood Natural Reserve turns 25 in 2018.
An organization dedicated to responding to climate change in a nature-friendly way loses funding.