This story was first published by EdSource, an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to providing analysis on key education issues facing the state and nation. Read the original story here. Many outdoor education programs in California have shut down in the … Read more
Bored at home? Learn how to train common flies to ride on your finger like miniature falcons.
The focus on nature right now might seem counterintuitive. On the contrary, being outside is recognized as an essential activity.
Editor’s note: Since the writing of this article, visitation restrictions have been placed on state and national parks due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and efforts to mitigate its spread. There is currently a shelter-in-place order in effect for California. For … Read more
Skyline Gardens, an incredible hotspot for California native plants with sweeping views, doesn’t look like a garden. But it is.
Is the Diablo Range the next great California conservation story?
On a crisp, bright Saturday morning in December, Andrew Fonseca, age 12, has joined a group of middle schoolers at the front gates of the Regional Parks Botanic Garden, in Tilden Park above Berkeley. His first reaction to the garden: … Read more
Editor’s Note: We’ve revised this story to remove parks affected by the Marin, Sonoma and San Mateo County park closures. Last update March 25, 10:30 a.m. Looking for new trails where you can maintain social distance? We’ve been working for … Read more
For the first time since the early 1900s, the 864-acre forest behind Pacific Union College will be open to the public.
The Crosstown Trail connects Candlestick Point to Lands End, taking in some of San Francisco’s most beautiful natural areas along the way.