Maria Vierra

Maria Vierra is a Bay Nature editorial volunteer.

Chevron Gives Ground


After two years of negotiation with the East Bay Regional Park District, Chevron has agreed to allow access to two parcels of land on Chevron property that moves a step closer to extending the San Francisco Bay Trail along Richmond’s Point San Pablo Peninsula. But there’s a lot more work to do…

Kids Learn the Landscape in San Rafael


On Veteran’s Day, a day off when lots of kids might be home watching TV or playing video games, fourth and fifth graders from Bahia Vista Elementary School in San Rafael’s Canal district guided parents and friends through the four distinct bird habitats of Pickleweed Park and explained what they had learned about each habitat and its particular bird life.