As the poet Wendell Berry says, “if we do the right things today, we’ll have done all we really can for tomorrow.”
The San Francisco Bay Area is bejeweled with hundreds of parks and open space preserves as well as a rich set of laws and policies meant to ensure the survival of vulnerable species and ecosystems. Real people made this happen through a dedicated call to stewardship.
Giant Marsh’s $3 million restoration and enhancement is the first large-scale endeavor of the Coastal Conservancy’s San Francisco Bay Living Shorelines Project.
Replacing pesticides with barn owls for rodent control was one of several innovations that marked a new appetite for more environmentally sustainable production in California vineyards.
“While acute smoke is bad for human and environmental health, smoke in moderation can be part of human and environmental health and well-being.”
State Coastal Conservancy Executive Officer Sam Schuchat is retiring after 20 years in the role.
Repatriation is much discussed and little practiced in the Bay Area. Why is it hard to return land?
On October 7 California Governor Gavin Newsom ordered the state to create a new California Biodiversity Collaborative and conserve 30 percent of its land and coastal waters by 2030. Conservationists have celebrated the enshrinement of biodiversity preservation among the state’s … Read more
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
How Measure AA funds are being used to restore shorelines, wildlife habitat, and public access around the San Francisco Bay
As closures and financial losses mount, Bay Area organizations have cut back on staff or science.