Illustrator Jane Kim and the California Center for Natural History share six species to watch for this fall.
The study and science of plants.
The mammoth McApin Tree is not just the venerable elder in its grove. It’s thought the giant redwood holds within its fire-charred rings the surrounding forest’s formative secrets.
A reader has poison hemlock growing near his yard. What should he do?
Can a plant live without photosynthesizing?
Rare plants are common in California. Huckleberry Botanic Regional Preserve sits in an ideal location to display some of the rarest of them.
In burned areas of the North Bay, spring bloom patterns reveal burn patterns.
What flowers might botanists see in the North Bay this spring?
Urban ecologists hope to inspire a love of nature in the sprawling heart of tech.
Could trees help Silicon Valley find an identity?
When temperatures crank up, an unusual ecological adaptation begins to play out among our native Monterey pine. We explain why in our latest installment of our reader-funded Ask The Naturalist column.