“In the 21st century even ecological deserts are shaped and preserved by political action,” writes Endria Richardson.
Bestselling author Amy Tan has filled journals with anecdotes, observations, and drawings of backyard birds.
The trail passes in and out of shadowed forests, and leads to a peak overlooking Santa Rosa, the Coast Range, and the Mayacamas mountains.
Local mycologists suspect death caps—huge and abundant in the Bay Area—may be competing with chanterelles underground.
They’re secret repositories of history, and places to contest exclusion, forgetting, and destruction.
East Bay Regional Park District is primed to remove the creosote-treated wood of Richmond’s Ferry Point Pier this year after two years of delays.
The death knell for the sooty crayfish probably sounded with the introduction of its cousin from the north.
Highly dependent on the tide, shorebirds eat, rest, and play depending on the rise and fall of the waters.
“We’re in a place where we have more money than we have applications,” says Brandon Bates, assistant state conservationist with NRCS. And the agency really doesn’t want to have tosend this money back to Congress.
Now equipped with $8.4 million in federal money, conservationists are aiming to bring back the watershed’s salmonids