Eric Simons

Eric Simons is the digital editor at Bay Nature and author of The Secret Lives of Sports Fans and Darwin Slept Here.
chinook salmon

Did Salmon Always Live in San José?

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After an absence of many decades, Chinook salmon swim up the Guadalupe River in San José most winters. The fish look for places to lay eggs and often find them. If there’s enough water left in the dry season, their … Read more

Lord of the Flies

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Bored at home? Learn how to train common flies to ride on your finger like miniature falcons.

Some Closed Bay Area Parks to Reopen

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As part of a regional easing of shelter-in-place restrictions, parks will start to reopen in Sonoma and San Mateo County after a month of full closure. Sonoma, which fully closed all of its parks on March 23, will maintain its … Read more