The sugarstick is a parasitic plant that relies on the Western Matsutake mushroom.
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Where our winter shorebirds spend their summers
Record-breaking rainfall drenched much of the Bay Area in late October and again around Christmas, leading to flooding, power outages, snarled traffic — and a great season for a fish that has had it rough in recent years. For East-Bay … Read more
Bill Leikam has spent a dozen years learning the secrets of foxes in the Palo Alto Baylands.
Better understand a West Coast tidepool
Text and research by Bay Nature staff. Life in Winter includes a period of quiet and dormancy for some, but it’s when the show — the sights, smells, and sounds — begins for many others. Feeding the Masses It’s true … Read more
Considering face-to-face encounters with wild animals.
The brown pelican, which nearly went extinct but then recovered, is a main character in a new art installation in San José.
Ancient and buried riverbeds can move and absorb excess stormwater, storing it for future droughts.
Atmospheric rivers are nothing short of a miracle for California. But climate change is altering their character.