The park ranger who’s popularized the #AsianOutsider hashtag explains how he sees the Bay Area outdoors movement changing.
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Butterfly experts guard their secret spots like fishermen. When a friend takes Liam O’Brien to his “spot,” the writer finds himself in a scene from Nabokov.
A coyote won’t pass up a free meal — so long as it’s safe.
It is crucial to understand the role winds play in California fires.
No whale watch boat captain worth his or her salt is going to guarantee a whale sighting on any particular trip. But Captain Joe Nazar and the rest of the San Francisco Whale Tours crew on the good ship Kitty … Read more
A sensory ecologist explains what we know and what we don’t about human noise in the outdoors.
Some people are more affected by wildfires than others
Bay Nature receives a matching dollar for every dollar you donate this fall.
A new podcast highlights local climate activism.
The emotional toll of drought and climate anxiety, as expressed in animated GIFs on a weather discussion blog.