Blue-green algae has made some Bay Area ponds dangerous
The study and science of plants.
Parrot mushrooms love the dark days of winter.
Albino redwood trees, first documented in 1866, have been a mystery for as long as we’ve known they were out there.
The California bay laurel is an emblem of the Bay Area.
Bay nuts are in season. Here are some tips for finding and preparing them.
A muralist highlights overlooked nature in San Francisco.
A bold new design for the redwood forests of the 21st century is forged in the Santa Cruz Mountains
Hardly anyone knew about the plant called sea-blite when it lived on the shores of the San Francisco Bay. No one noticed when it disappeared. Now, thirty years after it went locally extinct, a freelance coastal ecologist sets out on an unlikely mission to bring it back.
There’s something about old-growth redwoods. But there’s something about second-growth, too.
“As a naturalist, educator, and artist, I have found that my journal is the most necessary tool I carry into the field with me; it is even more necessary than my binoculars.”