Bay Nature stories about the Pacific Ocean.

Gray Whale marine plastics art tile designed by Lee's son Thatcher

Shaping Ocean Plastic into Awareness


Engaging kids in art is second nature to renowned environmental artist and mom Lee Lee, whose collaborative art tiles project, DEBRIS, sprung out of her concern for her newborn son Thatcher’s future in a world overrun by single-use plastics.

San Francisco Bay: The Ocean’s Watershed


When it comes to the water in the San Francisco Bay, the ocean doesn’t get nearly the credit it deserves. A UC Davis researcher and self-described “ocean evangelist” is trying to change that.

Fly-fishing and wilderness guide Jack Harrison casts into the surf.

Fishing the Rip, Part 2


Jack Harrison, 26, is already a seasoned wilderness and fly-fishing guide and the lead survival instructor at Adventure Out outdoor school based in Santa Cruz. We caught up with Jack as he returned from a morning of ocean fishing at … Read more