This story originally appeared in bioGraphic, an online magazine about nature and sustainability powered by the California Academy of Sciences. Photographs by Sarah Killingsworth Point Reyes sits at the western edge of Marin County, California, a pick-axe shaped peninsula that juts … Read more
Meet Emma Lewis, this year’s Young Leader Local Hero, and learn about her work to restore native habitat on South San Francisco’s historic Sign Hill.
Meet Clayon Anderson, this year’s Environmental Educator Local Hero, and learn about his work to teach students young and old about birds and the issues affecting them.
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.
Meet Wendy Eliot, our 2021 Conservation Action Hero, and learn about her work to protect and steward land as the longtime Conservation Director of Sonoma Land Trust.
Meet José González, this year’s Community Hero, and learn about his work to create and support a network of Latinx outdoor leadership and environmental advocacy.
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Repatriation is much discussed and little practiced in the Bay Area. Why is it hard to return land?
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