Some non-native species are okay. But not all of them.
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.
A dam retrofit project reveals a treasure trove from the time when California had a vast inland sea.
A surrogate sea otter program at the Monterey Bay Aquarium has helped grow the wild otter population in Elkhorn Slough.
The Bay is healthier now than it has been at any time in the past 50 years. And that’s because people in this century decided to work together across disciplines and institutional boundaries to reverse the damage done over the previous two centuries.
With the holidays underway and the kids out of school, now’s a good time to curl up with some reads. Why not make them about California?
There are 33,000 creosote-treated pilings in the Bay leaching toxins that harm herring.
A celebrated conservation photographer and filmmaker talks about how he views the San Francisco Bay’s national wildlife refuge.
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
Twenty-five years after the Tunnel Fire, Bay Nature Publisher David Loeb assesses California’s wildfire regime and eucalyptus trees.
Eden Landing’s 6,400 acres of salt ponds are being restored to marsh and shorebird habitat, and now welcome human visitors.