An excerpt from Sylvia Lindsteadt’s Lost Worlds of the San Francisco Bay Area on the logging of the East Bay’s redwood trees.
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.
An excerpt from Sylvia Lindsteadt’s Lost Worlds of the San Francisco Bay Area on the lost coal mines of Mount Diablo.
The Bay is healthier now than it has been at any time in the past 50 years. And that’s because people in this century decided to work together across disciplines and institutional boundaries to reverse the damage done over the previous two centuries.
“The story of Outdoor Afro really begins, for me, in my own family.”
Environmental journalist Harold Gilliam blazed the trail for organizations like Bay Nature.
Stanford University paleoecologist Elizabeth Hadly, an advisor to Governor Jerry Brown and the new faculty director of the Jasper Ridge Ecological Reserve, looks into the deep past to unlock the future.
A writer goes looking for fish, stories, and memories in the East Bay parks.
Twenty-five years after the Tunnel Fire, Bay Nature Publisher David Loeb assesses California’s wildfire regime and eucalyptus trees.
A 19th century industrialist and his legacy of trees.
One of the Bay Area’s master storytellers retires.