These results don’t mean that insects are fine.
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This is an excerpt from an email message sent on July 6 to supporters of mak-‘amham, the Cafe Ohlone. We are reposting it here with permission from the writers. Learn more and support mak-‘amham online at makamham.com horše ṭuuxi hemmenya—good … Read more
This article first appeared in the interdisciplinary journal Parks Stewardship Forum under the title “Coloring Outside the Lines | Connecting the Dots: Why does what and who came before us matter?” Bay Nature is republishing it with permission. Read the … Read more
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
Bay Area residents have been enjoying a rare celestial treat this month. A recently discovered comet, officially dubbed C/2020 F3 and nicknamed “NEOWISE,” is putting on quite a show as one of the brightest comets to be seen since the … Read more
American kestrels, the smallest falcon in North America, are a familiar sight in the Bay Area.
With five to seven leaves resembling outstretched fingers on the palm of a hand, the blackberry Rubus armeniacus grows from curved, blood-red stalks resembling veins. Sonoma County horticulturalist Luther Burbank acquired the seeds in 1885 from a trader in India, … Read more
While county and national parks remain open, the state is restricting access at its Northern California beaches
With big ships still moving regularly through the Northern California marine sanctuaries, whales are at risk.