A Karuk food writer’s step-by-step guide to making use of our fall bounty of acorns.
“Xayviish has far more personality than any grocery-store mushroom,” writes Sara Calvosa Olson, a Karuk tribal member. “It’s a meaty but delicate time machine, whisking your spirit back to your gathering place.”
A half mile of new trail helps address a surprising number of problems in Oakland.
When you’re the biggest bird in North America, it takes a little while to grow up. Illustrations by Jane Kim.
As we round the corner to the holidays, nature and communities in
the Bay Area welcome you to join in on the activities of fall.
The 1,800-acre Máyyan ‘Ooyákma–Coyote Ridge Open Space Preserve is home to 13 endangered or threatened species. Volunteers played a major role in making it accessible to the public.
Longtime birder David Wimpfheimer has intel for us.
“Can we communicate, pay attention, and learn about the needs of wildlife well enough to love it and allow it to thrive?” asks editor-in-chief Victoria Schlesinger
“Our time spent watching wildlife has the potential to cause harm,” argues naturalist and photographer Sarah Killingsworth.
No one agency is tasked with protecting us from marine algal blooms. So here’s a map worth checking before you go out on the waters of San Francisco Bay.