Defining stewardship can be hard. Showing it is easy.
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.
Stewardship in the 21st century and beyond
Bats are bellwethers of climate change, so One Tam’s listening closely
It’s quite odd, when you stop and think about it, that landscapes shaped by millions of years of wind and rain and tectonic shifts, by countless millennia of vegetation growing and animals digging and dying, such that their boundaries follow the contours of nature, now find themselves shaped by people.
Party cups—that would normally hold beer—painted fluorescent blue, yellow, and white rest atop a mess of dried-up orchardgrass and are tethered to the ground with a thin cord. Inside each cup is a slurry of soapy water and propylene glycol, … Read more
Building a team—be it a gaggle of Little League baseball players, a coalition in Congress, or a new tech business—requires the same tools. And so it is with stewarding nature.
Across the Golden State, conservation collectives are popping up like mushrooms after a hard rain. They’ve united as the California Landscape Stewardship Network. “Together we’re stronger” is their message.
Meeting One Tam’s creatures in 2 million photos
Nearly a thousand acres of the valley oak savanna, wetlands, and agricultural land that once dominated Silicon Valley will be protected
These islands in the Delta aren’t really islands at all anymore.