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Are pot farms poisoning spotted owls, can hatched salmon smell their way home?

May 29, 2013 by Alison Hawkes

Time for Wednesday's Bay Area nature news digest.

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The Endangered Species Act has officially hit middle age

May 17, 2013 by Alessandra Bergamin

On its 40th anniversary, the Endangered Species Act has a 99 percent success rate.

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Bee population sinks to new lows, Berkeley’s school garden program in jeopardy

May 08, 2013 by Alison Hawkes

The bee population is now so low that there may not be enough to pollinate crops, and other Bay Area nature news.

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Hikes that defy the heights of Devil’s Slide

May 02, 2013 by Christina Vallianos

The recent opening of the twin tunnels through San Pedro Mountain has made Devil’s Slide in San Mateo County more accessible than ever to hikers.


Publisher’s Circle Cooley Ranch hike — Photos!

April 30, 2013 by Judith Katz

Here are selected photos from the Bay Nature Publisher’s Circle hike at Cooley Ranch on April 28, 2012 with LandPaths ...

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State Coastal Conservancy out of money, Point Reyes ranchers demand extended leases

April 29, 2013 by Alison Hawkes

State Coastal Conservancy out of its $1 billion in bond money with no new funds in sight, and other Bay Area nature news.

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Sea lion pups, pot farming and tree-sitters

April 03, 2013 by Alison Hawkes

"Unusual morbidity event" among sea lion pups this year, and other Bay Area nature news.

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Devil’s Slide tunnels an environmental success story

March 25, 2013 by Alison Hawkes

What could have been at Devil's Slide makes you appreciate the tunnels that came to be.

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St. Patrick’s Day hikes around Dublin’s rolling hills

March 14, 2013 by Kristen Martz

Need some green rolling hills to get you in the Irish spirit? Head out to the Irish capitol's sister city in the East Bay.

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Beach access, Devil’s Slide and Oakland’s parks

March 14, 2013 by Alison Hawkes

Are landowners required to provide public access to a beach? Martin's Beach debate in San Mateo County goes to court, and more Bay Area nature news.

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