Giant Marsh’s $3 million restoration and enhancement is the first large-scale endeavor of the Coastal Conservancy’s San Francisco Bay Living Shorelines Project.
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What do you see there in the sky?
You’ve seen their bleached skeletons lying on the beach or scattered in gardens. What does a living sand dollar do?
Zoropsis spinimana is a harmless — but quite large! — house spider that’s recently moved to the Bay Area.
This fall is one to look for change. During what will hopefully be the last dry months of the driest two-year stretch in recorded California history, how are species responding? What do you see and not see? How does it compare to the past?
Ellen Reid SOUNDWALK is a free, GPS-enabled app that covers much of the eastern half of Golden Gate Park.
Wildfires have become larger, more frequent, more severe, and more destructive to human life and property in many ecosystems in California in recent decades. If you’ve lived in California for a while, it might feel like this has suddenly become … Read more
It’s a true crime story set in the early days of California statehood, with themes of racism, colonialism, and the legitimacy of state violence. Do more people need to know about The Life and Adventures of Joaquín Murieta?
When thick brown clouds of smoke settled into the sky above Point Reyes National Seashore in fall 2020, the artist Tom Killion began packing his car with framed prints he’d made over the past four decades, along with thousands of … Read more
Some scientists thought kelp’s near-disappearance from the waters off California was likely a new normal. Then, at least temporarily, the kelp came back.