Fascinating creatures, miniature works of art, critical links in the web of life — bugs are so much more than pests.
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A number of sensational new papers warn of a global insect die-off. Has the apocalypse arrived in Northern California?
This story was originally published at High Country News (hcn.org) on April 19, 2019 Gregg Castro first roamed the Santa Lucia Mountains at the age of 8, going out with his father to hunt deer and wild pigs in the … Read more
Looking to learn more about wildflowers this spring? Consider introducing yourself first, José González writes.
Most coyotes won’t stay within the Presidio’s relatively safe confines.
There’s a Bay Area ecosystem that’s never been mentioned in the pages of Bay Nature. It is small and easy to overlook, and after several decades of a changing climate, it now exists only in isolated pockets in the Bay … Read more
A proposed housing development in Richmond would destroy critical eelgrass beds that sequester carbon and support rich marine life, opponents say.
Residents and advocates turn to the challenge of keeping it welcome.
San Francisco tries to change the conditions that once made it famous for butterfly extinction
Quails can be found in a wide variety of habitats throughout California and the Bay Area, from scrublands to oak forests. They even sometimes wander into suburbs.