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Big Rain Leads to a Big Year for Salmon


Record-breaking rainfall drenched much of the Bay Area in late October and again around Christmas, leading to flooding, power outages, snarled traffic — and a great season for a fish that has had it rough in recent years. For East-Bay … Read more

the fox called Mama Bold

How to Be a Fox


Bill Leikam has spent a dozen years learning the secrets of foxes in the Palo Alto Baylands.

Look for These Bay Area Species in Winter 2022


Text and research by Bay Nature staff. Life in Winter includes a period of quiet and dormancy for some, but it’s when the show — the sights, smells, and sounds — begins for many others. Feeding the Masses  It’s true … Read more