Bestselling author Amy Tan has filled journals with anecdotes, observations, and drawings of backyard birds.
After votes from California mushroom enthusiasts, the bling under the live oaks emerged as the winner.
The trail passes in and out of shadowed forests, and leads to a peak overlooking Santa Rosa, the Coast Range, and the Mayacamas mountains.
They’re secret repositories of history, and places to contest exclusion, forgetting, and destruction.
You may be surprised to learn that a telescope is not a requisite piece of gear for astrophotography. A DSLR camera and lens can be a great foundation.
Highly dependent on the tide, shorebirds eat, rest, and play depending on the rise and fall of the waters.
Those fantastically green hills, meadows, and gardens of Bay Area winter could use your help.
You didn’t imagine it. That was a tiny blue tail you saw wriggling through the damp leaves and brush. Illustrations by Jane Kim.
“Nobody’s got our kind of re-entry program that mixes soil, re-entry, healing, and good pay,” says Planting Justice’s operations manager, Lynn Vidal.
Explore the seasonal wonders of Bay Area parks, bays, and coastline.