There used to be a pattern to species distribution in the Bay. Is there still?
Timely news, art, ideas and science from the natural world of Northern California.
A small group of scientists hopes a last-chance effort can save the western monarch butterfly, like it did for the California condor.
Taking better pictures means empathizing with wild animals, writes photographer Sarah Killingsworth
This spring, Alameda County approved of the Aramis Renewable Energy Project, dividing East Bay environmentalists who disagree about whether the undeveloped North Livermore Valley should remain open ranchland and wildlife habitat, or whether part of the flat, sunny valley would … Read more
The Eel River in northwestern California—along with its numerous forks and tributaries—forms the third largest watershed entirely within the state. The river’s main stem and three main forks flow a combined 398 miles from sources in the coast ranges of … Read more
Old redwood trees have seen fire many times in their lives. It’s because of their fire scars—not in spite of them—that the redwood forest thrives.
Introducing the first themed issue in Bay Nature’s 20 years of publication.
Central Valley temperatures are expected to stick near 110 for the next three days, making life difficult for important crops.
State Coastal Conservancy Executive Officer Sam Schuchat is retiring after 20 years in the role.
You could spend a lifetime getting to know the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge