Illustrator John Muir Laws watches the birds grab their dinner on an ebb tide.
Stilts and avocets are common San Francisco Bay shorebirds. Here’s how to tell them apart.
Burrowing owls are delightful ambassadors of nature. Look for them at Shoreline Park in Mountain View or Cesar Chavez Park in Berkeley.
Was that dirt hill caused by mole or gopher? Jack Laws gives us the hole story.
Artist Jack Laws headed out for some great birdwatching among the rice fields of the Sacramento Valley — and you can too!
The Darwin’s emerald moth is a neat trick of evolution: The larvae change color depending on what they eat.
Alcatraz ranks right up there with riding the cable cars for most locals, but it turns out the island is a great place for watching birds.
We pass fascinating natural hotspots every day. Try stopping between here and there — you may discover biodiversity where you least expect it, just like he did at Brisbane Lagoon off Highway 101.
Grebes are always fun to watch. Jack Laws helps you tell one from another.
The town of Martinez has learned to love its beavers, who’ve become famous and opened a whole community to the idea that downtown is even better with a bit of biodiversity.