This story was first published by EdSource, an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to providing analysis on key education issues facing the state and nation. Read the original story here. Many outdoor education programs in California have shut down in the … Read more
The San Francisco Bay Area has an extensive array of programming to support little people with big curiosities.
The focus on nature right now might seem counterintuitive. On the contrary, being outside is recognized as an essential activity.
On a crisp, bright Saturday morning in December, Andrew Fonseca, age 12, has joined a group of middle schoolers at the front gates of the Regional Parks Botanic Garden, in Tilden Park above Berkeley. His first reaction to the garden: … Read more
If you ever wander around wanting to know the names of plants and animals around you, Seek, a newly rebuilt app from the iNaturalist team at the California Academy of Sciences, now offers instant identifications through the camera view on … Read more
Children’s author Annie Barrows talks with Bay Nature about her second grade heroines tackling climate change for the science fair.
Can California teach an understanding of the natural world to every K-12 schoolkid in the state?
A new Academy exhibit showcases iconic giants of the region while celebrating the details that make California unique.
What began as an impromptu piano-playing performance on the coast of Half Moon Bay has blossomed into an annual, interactive celebration of music in nature.
Bill’s Backyard: Bridge to Nature is designed to be a hybrid between a playground and a nature park.
The surprising, spiraling story of why sea snails live where they live.