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Big Rain Leads to a Big Year for Salmon

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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

the fox called Mama Bold

How to Be a Fox

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Bill Leikam has spent a dozen years learning the secrets of foxes in the Palo Alto Baylands.

Look for These Bay Area Species in Winter 2022

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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