Wildlife biologist and environmental science writer (and former Bay Nature contributing editor) Matthew Bettelheim temporarily switched out of his academic mode to write a children’s book that is coming out this week. Sardis and Stamm takes young readers on a … Read more
The San Francisco Bay Area has an extensive array of programming to support little people with big curiosities.
Served in French dishes under the alias pom pom du blanc, lion’s mane has a texture and taste resembling lobster or shrimp. Chris Schoenstein, a lifelong enthusiast and member of the Mycological Society of San Francisco, has only seen one 2 or 3 times. But that, if you’re a mushroom hunter, is the hook that keeps you coming back to an event like the Wunderlich Foray.
For decades, the Palo Alto-based Environmental Volunteers have shown kids the wonders of nature all around them.
Struggling to find that perfect gift? Look no further with Bay Nature’s 2013 holiday gift guide.
Bay Area oaks are prolific, but acorn use has diminished within the last 200 years. With the help of modern kitchenware you can rediscover the art of acorn preparation and its rich history grounded in Native American traditions.
As the fog lifts and clear days fill the week, it is a sure sign that fall in the Bay Area is upon us. And what better way to celebrate than by attending one of the many harvest festivals in the Bay Area. Here’s Bay Nature’s festival round-up to get you started.
“Phenology studies the seasonal cycles in nature, such as when flowers bloom, insects hatch, and birds migrate. In the era of climate change, the science of seasonal observation has taken on a new urgency.” – Jacoba Charles, “The Phenology Project”, … Read more
Lazy summer days on your hands? Now’s the time to explore nature with the kids.
Eddie Dunbar has helped make Oakland a bit friendlier towards the Bay Area’s creepy-crawlies.
Famed National Geographic photographer David Liittschwager teams up to bring the power of “one cubic foot” to the masses.