NatureCheck assesses East Bay habitat by looking at indicator species like ground squirrels, rainbow trout, hoary bats and golden eagles. You can help!
As fire risk rises, is it time to consider managed retreat? Three environmental design and sustainability experts explore the options.
Harmful algal blooms are increasing in incidence, duration, and toxicity statewide and so are their health impacts on humans, domestic animals, and wildlife.
“While acute smoke is bad for human and environmental health, smoke in moderation can be part of human and environmental health and well-being.”
Smoke changes as it ages, with implications for human health.
As part of a regional easing of shelter-in-place restrictions, parks will start to reopen in Sonoma and San Mateo County after a month of full closure. Sonoma, which fully closed all of its parks on March 23, will maintain its … Read more
Editor’s Note: We’ll update this story as park conditions change. April 16 at 2:45 p.m.We strongly encourage anyone heading to a park to investigate and closely read up on the current restrictions as they apply to the specific park of … Read more
During the statewide COVID-19 shelter-in place-order, tens of thousands of Bay Area residents have sought refuge in the region’s parks—on bike paths, trails and beaches. But that desire has, according to local officials, run afoul of public health. Last week, … Read more
Throughout history ecology has often driven infectious disease.
Some ideas for places to visit where you can keep a social distance.