When Kathleen Richards’ father had a stroke, she set out into the parks to let nature aid his recovery.
In the San Francisco Bay Area, slices of nature pop up in the most unexpected places, a testament to the region's wealth in biodiversity and the resilience of its natural systems. Bringing nature to urban areas is not just about ensuring the survival of species, but enhancing people's quality of life through a fulfillment of our innate need to be with nature.
Bald eagles, peregrine falcons, and ospreys are in the news. Is there a connection?
A new citizen science project looks closely at the insect gold mine that is backyard pools — and already it’s found potentially new species.
Are crowded parks, like traffic or sprawl, another symptom of the Bay Area’s economic boom? Not necessarily.
The surprising, spiraling story of why sea snails live where they live.
The last of the old Bay Bridge is coming down now, and with it will go a 40-year-old colony of double-crested cormorants.
A walk through the tumultuous history of the East Bay’s popular shoreline park.
Opinion: The American democratic experiment and the survival of the planet may depend on overcoming our fear of foreigners
Outdoors-lovers have long known that nature makes us feel good. Now scientists peering into the brain are starting to explain why.
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?