Residents and advocates turn to the challenge of keeping it welcome.
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.
What are some green things to see in nature in the Bay Area?
San Francisco tries to change the conditions that once made it famous for butterfly extinction
Ospreys have made a spectacular recovery from chemical pollution, guns and traps, thanks to many dedicated conservationists and an amazing ability to thrive in close quarters with humans.
In a dark year, citizen science can shine a light on the natural world — and on humanity.
Should an animal’s intelligence change the way we treat it?
Favorite pictures published in Bay Nature in 2018, from the Bay Nature editors.
UC Santa Cruz Sociologist Lindsey Dillon says cleanup shouldn’t mean displacement.
What’s the value of dusty old natural history in the modern world? More than you might think, says Brad Balukjian.
How does a Broadway actor become San Francisco’s go-to lepidopterist? Liam O’Brien explains.