Much of California enjoys a mild Mediterranean climate where the weather typically swings like a pendulum from warm, dry summers to cool, wet winters. Year-to-year, this pendulum can swing with great variation. If it doesn’t swing toward rain and snow … Read more
These islands in the Delta aren’t really islands at all anymore.
Where do turtles go in the winter and summer? —Alma, Sebastopol I am assuming you are referring to our only native freshwater turtle—the western pond turtle—which you might see basking in the sun and then quickly kerplunking right into the … Read more
The executive director of Restore the Delta on what’s next after Gavin Newsom ends the Twin Tunnels project.
Sea level rise has a gotcha-from-
behind twin: rising groundwater. It’s already here. And some experts
maintain, we’re not ready for it.
Native to China, Craspedacusta sowerbii is found in freshwater lakes and ponds on every continent.
A reader asks about the fate of a family of river otters living in Coyote Creek, which dried up in many places in the drought.
The Guadalupe River winds its way through history, both natural and human.
Why would a scientist count a quarter of a million redwood tree rings?
Blue-green algae has made some Bay Area ponds dangerous