The Mount Diablo Buckwheat disappeared in the 1930s. It was thought to be extinct. A single population was rediscovered in 2005. And then last year botanists found a new population numbering in the millions. How has this rarest of rare plants survived?
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.
In the Alaguali tradition, this lake in Sonoma County was a place of healing. Charmstones found in the lake bed date to more than 4,000 years old, and come from as far away as Mexico.
Latino Outdoors is a familiar part of the California conservation landscape. Now its founder is ready for LO to take its place alongside the Sierra Club and Nature Conservancy.
A small sample of the big ways the president’s proposed budget would slash conservation measures around the Bay Area.
After several decades, San Francisco designates parklands to increase and preserve biodiversity.
Trout stopped swimming upstream from San Pablo Reservoir after the construction of a small dam in the 1960s. But when storms and workers cleared debris from the dam, the trout swam past.
A walk through the tumultuous history of the East Bay’s popular shoreline park.
At the “resting place of the hummingbirds,” a panoramic view of the Bay Area that few from the general public have ever seen.
Some non-native species are okay. But not all of them.
A dam retrofit project reveals a treasure trove from the time when California had a vast inland sea.