The official bird of San Francisco has been AWOL in the city for years. But the Presidio hopes to change that.
Though, faced with freedom, Condor 1139 and his fellow juveniles take their sweet time to step across the threshold. “We’re on condor time,” says a program manager.
“In some areas, they blanketed the road,” says a volunteer newt-rescue organizer.
Or at least there’s one in Moraga that can, as this video shows.
When you’re the biggest bird in North America, it takes a little while to grow up. Illustrations by Jane Kim.
“Can we communicate, pay attention, and learn about the needs of wildlife well enough to love it and allow it to thrive?” asks editor-in-chief Victoria Schlesinger
The 1,800-acre Máyyan ‘Ooyákma–Coyote Ridge Open Space Preserve is home to 13 endangered or threatened species. Volunteers played a major role in making it accessible to the public.
Longtime birder David Wimpfheimer has intel for us.
BIL and IRA spending on nature in the greater San Francisco Bay Area has topped $1 billion, according to Bay Nature’s most recent tally for our Wild Billions project.
Off the California coast, these creatures are getting an evolutionary edge.