And the Bay Area’s most common species is smaller than your pinkie, has a sting milder than a honeybee’s, is so shy it only hunts on moonless nights and even then is most often seen running away
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Should an animal’s intelligence change the way we treat it?
Winter in the Bay Area is a good time to spot the lesser-known stage of ferns
Illustrator Jane Kim and the California Center for Natural History share six species to watch for this winter.
A quiet winter woodland can suddenly explode with bird life. Jack Laws explains how to tell some of the common species apart.
Berkeley-based artist Tanja Geis explores the inherent value of nonhuman life.
Favorite pictures published in Bay Nature in 2018, from the Bay Nature editors.
It’s quite rare to see them in the Bay Area, but American minks range as far south as Sonoma and Contra Costa.
They’re long and stringy and they hang from trees in the fog zone …
With Northern California socked in with heavy smoke, what happened to animals that couldn’t shelter ins