Bay nuts are in season. Here are some tips for finding and preparing them.
In the San Francisco Bay Area, slices of nature pop up in the most unexpected places, a testament to the region's wealth in biodiversity and the resilience of its natural systems. Bringing nature to urban areas is not just about ensuring the survival of species, but enhancing people's quality of life through a fulfillment of our innate need to be with nature.
A muralist highlights overlooked nature in San Francisco.
A small land crustacean has lived on the beach at Adams Point for a century. It’s never been seen elsewhere in the world. It’s definitely not an Oakland native. Now what?
The We Players theater group performs Romeo and Juliet at the Petaluma Adobe this summer.
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.
The Sonoran Blue is, according to some experts, the most beautiful butterfly in the Bay Area. Alum Rock Park in San Jose is the best place to find them, and even there it’s not easy.
Residents of the Bay Area’s nine counties have passed a $12-per-year parcel tax to raise $500 million toward wetlands restoration and other Bay shoreline improvements over the next 20 years in what will be a historic influx in funding for the Bay.
A Berkeley group hopes to build 1,000 wetlands in the next 10 years to save amphibians. They need help.
An excerpt from Unseen City: The Majesty of Pigeons, the Discreet Charm of Snails, & Other Wonders of the Urban Wilderness, by Nathanael Johnson.
The Livermore tarweed is indistinct, hairy, and smelly. It is also exceedingly rare and in imminent danger.