On May 31, the Oakland Museum will open its overhauled science gallery, the world’s largest museum exhibit focused on California’s habitats and wildlife.
Human settlement in the San Francisco Bay Area dates back 10,000 years to early Native American settlements. Today, the region is a teeming metropolis of 7 million people that collectively challenge the health of the region's ecosystems. How it got this way is a story that prompts a deeper understanding of our place in the landscape.
Internationally acclaimed painter Jeff Long, known primarily for his abstract works, has lately taken up his brush in defense of Western birds and other wildlife. Referencing the classic bird illustrations of John James Audubon, Long’s monumental and highly detailed paintings … Read more
The dead eucalyptus had its admirers and opponents. Now it’s gone forever.
San Francisco’s only remaining natural lake has experienced dramatic changes over its 2,000 year history, and is about to see another one.
Martin Luther King, Jr. predated the environmental movement, but his words show he respected the natural world.
The Solano Land Trust’s King-Swett Ranches are great destinations for Solano County hiking: amazing views and a sense of seclusion in between Benicia, Vallejo, and Fairfield.
A 250-foot stretch of Sausal Creek would see the light of day. But Oakland’s plans to remove 84 trees, many of them coast redwoods, has raised an uproar among Dimond Park users.
On November 1, the historic ship the Alma set sail from the San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park on the north end of the city, bound for its birthplace, Hunter’s Point, which it hadn’t visited for several decades. The Alma … Read more
John Wade is one of about 20 skippers who make up the Farallon Patrol for PRBO Conservation Science. Skippers offer their boats and volunteer their time to sail to the Farallon Islands, a shuttle and resupply the scientists who live … Read more
A new trail will connect the redwood forests of the Santa Cruz Mountains to the Pacific Ocean.