Roddy Ranch has been spared from development and is on it’s way to becoming a new park.
The San Francisco Bay Area may be one of the densest metropolitan areas of the country, but roughly 40 percent of the region's total land area is made up of farms and rangelands.
In condor country comes a California oil boom
California could be on the verge of a major oil boom centered a stone’s throw from the Bay Area. What does that mean for the landscape and the wildlife that call that place home?
Local Hero: Cindy Moreno of WattzOn and Full Circle Farm
It’s not easy to catch up with Cindy Moreno. The daughter of immigrant farmworkers from the Central Valley and a recent graduate in environmental studies from San Jose State, Cindy is doing more than her share for the environment.
San Francisco, a honeybee’s paradise
Why has San Francisco, of all places, become the land of milk and honey for honeybees?
The thrill of the hive: San Francisco beekeeping
One of San Francisco’s most prominent beekeepers produces 500 pounds of honey a year by never turning down a bee in need.
Bumblebees like flower diversity, not asphalt
Want to help out the bumblebee population? Get rid of asphalt and plant a diversity of flower species. That’s the conclusion of a new study of a California native bumblebee published recently in the journal, Proceedings of the National Academy … Read more
Where retreat is not an answer
Some farmers stake their livelihood on faith that the levees holding back rising seas will hold strong. VIDEO.
Bob Berner, Protecting Marin Farms for 28 Years
Bob Berner, the founding director of the Marin Agricultural Land Trust, is retiring at the end of 2012, but not before protecting fully half of West Marin’s farmland.
Food prices at center of GMO labeling debate
Agribusiness claims a GMO label will spike food prices if California voters pass the measure. But supporters of organic say “Big Ag” has itself to blame for rising grocery bills.
In search of an elusive, yummy California native
Early fall is California huckleberry season, and the picking is good — if you know where to look and can brave the dangers of a huckleberry forest.