Record-breaking rainfall drenched much of the Bay Area in late October and again around Christmas, leading to flooding, power outages, snarled traffic — and a great season for a fish that has had it rough in recent years. For East-Bay … Read more
Bill Leikam has spent a dozen years learning the secrets of foxes in the Palo Alto Baylands.
Text and research by Bay Nature staff. Life in Winter includes a period of quiet and dormancy for some, but it’s when the show — the sights, smells, and sounds — begins for many others. Feeding the Masses It’s true … Read more
Considering face-to-face encounters with wild animals.
Climate change seems like a critical threat to spiders. But researchers are hampered by a lack of basic information.
In 2020, less than 2,000 monarchs were counted at overwintering sites in California. Scientists weren’t sure if they’d come back. This year’s count shows that they did, and in a big way.
Scientific opinion of beavers has changed over the years, but when it comes to conflict, there’s still not many options.
Peregrine falcons are relatable, personable and cute, yet their lives are surprising and sometimes tragic.
Seven Bay Area creatures with Halloween appeal.
Zoropsis spinimana is a harmless — but quite large! — house spider that’s recently moved to the Bay Area.