Kate Golden

Kate Golden is Bay Nature's digital editor. Her background is in investigative, data-driven, and science journalism, and she has reported from rural Australia to the Bering Sea. She is also an artist, cyclist and sailor. Send tips to kate at baynature.org, or find her on IG at @meownderthal.
Stu Weiss: Portrait by Eric Nyquist, ericnyquist.com.

Local Heroes 2023: Stu Weiss, Conservation Action Award


Weiss’s research on checkerspot butterflies and their habitat has provided the bedrock on which efforts to protect Bay Area lands have been anchored. And he’s helped build out a data network that enables strategic conservation choices.