Worms, always on the hunt for just the right humidity and temperature, are picky creatures.
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They’re long and stringy and they hang from trees in the fog zone …
With Northern California socked in with heavy smoke, what happened to animals that couldn’t shelter ins
And what even is a daddy longlegs?
A reader asks about spotting fall and winter birds.
It’s not smog or smoke making the sky more colorful.
What kind of bats live in Northern California and where should you go to see them?
Oakland’s tidal lagoon is glowing blue with bioluminescent dinoflagellates.
The porcupine is rare but present in coastal Northern California.
Most of the state has set record temperatures this summer, but San Francisco has been cool and almost permanently cloudy because of its cool marine layer.