This spring, Alameda County approved of the Aramis Renewable Energy Project, dividing East Bay environmentalists who disagree about whether the undeveloped North Livermore Valley should remain open ranchland and wildlife habitat, or whether part of the flat, sunny valley would … Read more
Looking at the North Livermore Valley, it’s easy to forget that three of California’s largest cities lie less than an hour’s drive away. In late winter and early spring, the rural valley’s open pastures, cradled by rolling hills and dotted … Read more
April is the peak month for gray whales passing by the San Francisco Bay Area, drawing spectators to the coast to scan the ocean’s surface for a heart-shaped spout or the flick of a gray-speckled tail. But while the abundance … Read more
Meet Emma Lewis, this year’s Young Leader Local Hero, and learn about her work to restore native habitat on South San Francisco’s historic Sign Hill.
Meet José González, this year’s Community Hero, and learn about his work to create and support a network of Latinx outdoor leadership and environmental advocacy.
A naturalist on the “flowers of winter”
Reflecting on an era of East Bay conservation, Bob Doyle recounts his career and looks toward the future of parks and open space.
Is commercial agriculture part of Point Reyes National Seashore’s essential character?
Burns have varied in intensity throughout the Bay Area, leading to different ecological effects.