Eric Simons

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

Look Up

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This fall and winter offer opportunities to see many of the most beloved astronomical phenomena, if you just look up.

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.