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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.

A Letter from the Publisher

November 09, 2016 by David Loeb

Bay Nature publisher David Loeb reflects on what makes America truly great.

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Pilot Project to Remove 350 Creosote-Treated Pilings from San Pablo Bay

November 04, 2016 by Victoria Schlesinger

There are 33,000 creosote-treated pilings in the Bay leaching toxins that harm herring.

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Meet Bay Nature’s 2017 Local Heroes

November 02, 2016 by Bay Nature Staff

Bay Nature Institute announces its 4 Local Hero Award winners for 2017.

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Sonoma Parks Asks Voters to Approve Sales Tax

October 31, 2016 by Eric Simons

Measure J would provide nearly $10 million over the next decade.

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Q&A: Conservation Photographer Ian Shive on His New Film About the San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge

October 21, 2016 by Eric Simons

A celebrated conservation photographer and filmmaker talks about how he views the San Francisco Bay's national wildlife refuge.

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The Burning Question in the East Bay Hills: Eucalyptus Is Flammable Compared to What?

October 18, 2016 by Zach St. George

Twenty-five years after the Oakland Hills fire, people still disagree about whether blue gum eucalyptus is a fire threat in the East Bay Hills

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Rethinking Eucalyptus

October 18, 2016 by David Loeb

Twenty-five years after the Tunnel Fire, Bay Nature Publisher David Loeb assesses California's wildfire regime and eucalyptus trees.

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How the Australian Eucalyptus Came to the East Bay Hills

October 18, 2016 by Zach St. George

A 19th century industrialist and his legacy of trees.

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New East Bay Ecological Reserve Welcomes Hikers, Bikers, Birders, and Boaters

October 14, 2016 by Robin Meadows

Eden Landing's 6,400 acres of salt ponds are being restored to marsh and shorebird habitat, and now welcome human visitors.

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After Decades Away, River Otters Make a Triumphant Return to the Bay Area

September 27, 2016 by Kat McGowan

Scientists and volunteers track the river otter's remarkable return, and how to keep it going

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