Day to day, Kelli English works with National Parks Service staff and leaders to oversee services for the four National Parks historic sites in the East Bay. As Chief of Interpretation for the John Muir and Eugene O’Neill National Historic … Read more
In San Francisco’s southeastern side, city officials see a crown jewel for a remade waterfront park. But will the people who live there see the same thing?
This article first appeared in the interdisciplinary journal Parks Stewardship Forum under the title “Coloring Outside the Lines | Connecting the Dots: Why does what and who came before us matter?” Bay Nature is republishing it with permission. Read the … Read more
Literacy for Environmental Justice has worked with youth and nature in San Francisco for two decades.
A Q&A with Bay Area birder John Robinson about race, access, and birding.
Since its inception in 2009, Outdoor Afro has been a leader in inclusive outdoor engagement. In the last 11 years, a lot has changed.
One Saturday morning late last spring, I pulled into Garin Regional Park in the hills above Hayward. I didn’t have the $5 for parking, but intuiting why I was there, the ranger let me pass anyway. A crowd was amassing. … Read more
This story was originally published at High Country News (hcn.org) on April 19, 2019 Gregg Castro first roamed the Santa Lucia Mountains at the age of 8, going out with his father to hunt deer and wild pigs in the … Read more
John Robinson has 20/15 vision and perfect auditory recall. But he’s dedicated his life to the idea that anyone can learn to bird.
If you told the teenage Anthony Khalil that someday he would be a mentor, educator, and leader in the fight for environmental justice, he may not have believed it. Back then he just loved to be outside. For the young … Read more