Sonoma County’s Bill Kortum, 87, dies leaving much of Sonoma County land preserved for posterity.
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Is California’s drought caused by “natural variability” or was it much more likely to happen under climate change?
Two biologists discuss Earth’s alarming extinction rate.
The City of Oakland is about to make a major decision on the future of one of the Bay Area’s last remaining maritime chaparral communities.
The Golden Hour Restoration Institute has announced plans to offer an applied master restoration certificate.
Where does a thirsty bird go when the drought hits hard?
Environmental groups gathered in downtown Vallejo over the weekend to mark the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, to ponder the meaning of the word and to filter the concept through the lenses of California’s diverse communities.
A herd of elk and a grizzly bear make an appearance in Muir Woods in the opening scene of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Would such megafauna stage a comeback 10 years after humans are mostly killed off?
The resident sharks of the San Francisco Bay rely on healthy tidal wetlands.
A few months ago a Point Blue Conservation Science staff member spotted two happy king snakes engaged in an act of passion at the edge of Shollenberger Marsh. Here’s the video.