An introduction to Bay Nature magazine’s summer 2022 print issue.
As the poet Wendell Berry says, “if we do the right things today, we’ll have done all we really can for tomorrow.”
Considering face-to-face encounters with wild animals.
Is it success if local policies triumph at the expense of environments elsewhere?
Introducing the first themed issue in Bay Nature’s 20 years of publication.
Meet Doug McConnell, this year’s Bay Nature Hero, and learn more about his work as a TV journalist telling the stories of Northern California landscapes.
You can smell a burned forest before you see it. An acrid scent hangs in the air for a long time after the flames are out. When my husband, daughter, and I drove into an area of Sonoma County consumed … Read more
Upon the publication of our 20th anniversary issue, editor-in-chief Victoria Schlesinger reflects on the past twenty years and looks forward to the next twenty.
We recognize Bay Nature is a regional magazine. We cover the counties touching San Francisco Bay and a bit beyond into Northern California. That’s part of what makes it an unusual publication, one that reports on places and people you … Read more
In May, my family and I headed to Sycamore Grove Park near Livermore for a long stroll on Mother’s Day. Something about the dry heat and native, lazy-limbed sycamore trees there feels like an earlier version of California, and it … Read more