How much damage does trampling do to wildflowers? No other state is as iconic for its flora as California, so it’s no surprise that thousands of Californians have flocked to Southern California to experience wildflower heaven in this year’s “super … Read more
What do you want to know about the natural world? Thanks to donations from readers like you, Bay Nature has teamed up with the naturalists at the California Center for Natural History to answer your questions about the world every other Tuesday. Some questions find their way to naturalist Michael Ellis, whose answers appear in our quarterly print magazine. Email us your questions at firstname.lastname@example.org!
The world was not always so colorful.
What are some green things to see in nature in the Bay Area?
Why was it so cold this winter? Temperatures this February in the Bay Area were colder than we’ve been accustomed to as of late, and this will go down as the coolest February in 30 years for some locations. But … Read more
A mycologist’s perspective on the spread of a deadly poisonous mushroom across the United States.
Everyone’s heard about Muir Woods. Where can you go to get away from the crowds and still see the nature that makes Northern California is famous?
Worms, always on the hunt for just the right humidity and temperature, are picky creatures.
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?