Urban raccoons are everywhere. Some evidence suggests they’re growing smarter from living in an urban world.
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.
This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. The relationship between parks and crime remains the subject of debate. Some scholars say parks and other urban green spaces prevent violence. When vacant … Read more
If you ever wander around wanting to know the names of plants and animals around you, Seek, a newly rebuilt app from the iNaturalist team at the California Academy of Sciences, now offers instant identifications through the camera view on … Read more
Introducing a new way to be a birder
A reader notices more fox squirrels and less native western grays.
How long do hummingbird parents take care of their young?
Most coyotes won’t stay within the Presidio’s relatively safe confines.
Liam O’Brien went from Broadway actor to butterfly observer … and then some.
The global citizen science competition returns April 27-May 3.
Residents and advocates turn to the challenge of keeping it welcome.