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
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.
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.
Up to a half-billion birds migrate across the U.S. each night, cloaked in darkness. BirdCast helps you see what they’re doing.
Jonathan Jarvis installed his own laundry-to-landscape system, and with a little elbow grease, you can, too.
This weekend, on Sunday, July 17, the new 14-acre Tunnel Tops park opens to the public in San Francisco’s Presidio, a former military base turned urban national park that hosts around 10 million visitors a year
Santore is known for Crime Pays But Botany Doesn’t, a self-described lowbrow approach to plant ecology.
How to identify individual cetaceans in the San Francisco Bay.
Snakes, frogs, eagles and owls thrive next to the planes at Bay Area airports.
For urban butterfly habitats, more is more.
Newts carry enough toxin to kill a dozen people. Yet in the Bay Area garter snakes feast on them without harm.