The San Francisco Bay Area has an extensive array of programming to support little people with big curiosities.

Small green shore crabs are abundant at Crab Cove.

Mud Lovers


Get Dirty is the first rule at Crab Cove. Second is discover crabs and curlews in the Bay’s oozy silt. Third, bring a change of shoes.

Finding New Words for Nature


Northern California naturalist David Lukas’ latest book encourages people to “take back” nature by creating a new lexicon for natural phenomena.

2016 Bay Nature Hero Award Winner


Publishing icon and Bay Nature co-founder Malcolm Margolin will receive a special award for his invaluable contributions to Bay Nature and the cultural life of the Bay Area.