One of the most unexpected finds of the March Golden Gate National Parks bioblitz, at El Polin Springs in the Presidio, was a freshwater sponge, one of the most ancient forms of animal life.
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Native bee expert Gordon Frankie has been acquainting farmers with California’s own pollinators.
Botanist Heath Bartosh, co-founder of Nomad Ecology, gained an early appreciation for the rich botanical wealth of the Golden State.
United States Interior Secretary Sally Jewell took in the view from the summit of Kreiger Peak to highlight the plan that helped preserve the east Contra Costa peak.