Eucalyptus trees on Albany Hill are wasting away from blight. Some people may cheer—but these trees are also home to endangered monarchs.
The San Francisco Bay is our region's dominant geographic feature.
Anchovies sparkled and seawater sprayed from the crusty maws of gray whales as they burst through the surface, again and again, off the coast near Pacifica, fifteen miles south of San Francisco. Groups of up to six gray whales devoured … Read more
Heterosigma akashiwo can photosynthesize like a plant and wiggle like an animal, and it’s here to stay — but it’s still something of an enigma.
Two landscapes stand divided by the hundred-year-old Yolo Bypass West Levee in Solano County. To the south of the levee’s U shape, canals tangle toward the sprawling Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta, which teems with wildlife. North of the levee, former … Read more
San Francisco Bay ropes, docks and pilings provide a home for abundant, colorful marine life.
How to identify individual cetaceans in the San Francisco Bay.
Giant Marsh’s $3 million restoration and enhancement is the first large-scale endeavor of the Coastal Conservancy’s San Francisco Bay Living Shorelines Project.
There used to be a pattern to species distribution in the Bay. Is there still?
The Float Lab is both an experiment in resilient architecture and a piece of public art.
From Marsh Creek Regional Trail, see some of the newest projects restoring this watershed for salmon, beaver, and tricolored blackbirds.