Stewardship

The San Francisco Bay Area is bejeweled with hundreds of parks and open space preserves as well as a rich set of laws and policies meant to ensure the survival of vulnerable species and ecosystems. Real people made this happen through a dedicated call to stewardship. The organizations they’ve founded and developed have created a lasting framework for conservation to remain a public value.

Bay Nature Publisher David Loeb: Yes on Measure AA

May 10, 2016 by David Loeb

Vote yes on Measure AA to ensure the future health of the San Francisco Bay.

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Gone Forever: What Happens When Time Runs Out On Even Preserved Lives?

May 04, 2016 by Elizabeth Rogers

“Natural history specimens can’t be replaced -- there’s nothing like seeing the real thing,” taxidermist Alicia Goode says. “There are a lot of museums that still feel the same way. Would you take down a historical painting and replace it with an iPad?”

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Build a Wetland, Save the Frogs … If You Can Figure Out Where to Build It

April 22, 2016 by Lauren McNulty

A Berkeley group hopes to build 1,000 wetlands in the next 10 years to save amphibians. They need help.

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Oro Loma: Can Wastewater Save the Bay from Sea Level Rise?

April 21, 2016 by Ted Trautman

An experimental restoration project comes alive in the East Bay.

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Rekindling The Old Ways

April 06, 2016 by Mary Ellen Hannibal

The Amah Mutsun work to recover traditional ecological knowledge.

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New Paradigms for Stewardship

March 31, 2016 by Mary Ellen Hannibal

In 2005, the tribal elders of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band came to Tribal Chairman Valentin Lopez and reminded him ...

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Bay Nature 2016 Youth Engagement Award Winner: Naftali Moed

March 11, 2016 by Aleta George

The UC Davis student conservation leader on the power of awareness-building in inspiring young people: "I never turn down the opportunity to talk to somebody."

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Searching for Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction

March 09, 2016 by Paul Epstein

Noted environmental author Mary Ellen Hannibal was moved to write about large-scale efforts to protect the planet after watching conservation scientists weep as they shared their fears.

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Finding Your Park with GGNRA’s Christine Lehnertz

March 01, 2016 by Alison Hawkes

GGNRA Superintendent Christine Lehnertz looks at the challenges and opportunities unique to the national park in San Francisco's backyard.

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15 Years of Bay Nature: A Talk by Publisher David Loeb

February 25, 2016 by Bay Nature Staff

Publisher David Loeb traces the roots of his attachment to nearby nature -- and why he started a magazine about it.

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