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.
Jack Laws finds new wonders at a familiar haunt.
In spring, not every hummingbird you see in the Bay Area is the same. John Muir Laws helps us tell the difference between the Allen’s, the rufous, and the Anna’s.
Turns out this little songbird is a little fiercer than most.
A year after fire burned through San Bruno Mountain, artist Jack Laws visited to see the recovery of Buckeye and Owl canyons.
Find out how a little worm ties together the lives, and deaths, of several ocean animals, from sea otters to surf scoters to common sand crabs.
The kestrel hovering over that vacant field has a vision superpower.