What’s the value of dusty old natural history in the modern world? More than you might think, says Brad Balukjian.
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.
How does a Broadway actor become San Francisco’s go-to lepidopterist? Liam O’Brien explains.
Illustrator Jane Kim and the California Center for Natural History share six species to watch for this fall.
Do these large, wild, fearsome fish predators prefer our built-up shoreline bristling with apartments, cargo ships, and manufacturing equipment? And what does it mean if they do?
People often say baby rattlesnake bites are more dangerous than adult rattlesnake bites. Is the conventional wisdom correct?
A new look at nature in San Francisco.
A global biodiversity treasure hunt returns to the Bay Area at the end of April.
Coyotes have returned to San Francisco. Now, for the first time, ecologists are gaining insight into how and where these urban predators live.
Cedar waxwing flocks picking through bushes of red berries is a classic sign of late fall.
Urban ecologists hope to inspire a love of nature in the sprawling heart of tech.