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What Do River Otters Do When the River Runs Dry in a Drought?

August 07, 2018 by Megan Isadore

A reader asks about the fate of a family of river otters living in Coyote Creek, which dried up in many places in the drought.


Do Dragonflies Tease Turtles?

July 24, 2018 by Leslie Flint

A reader saw a dragonfly seemingly tapping a turtle on the head in the Sunol Regional Wilderness. Any ideas what’s happening?


Will the Salesforce Tower’s Light-Up Top Affect Birds?

July 10, 2018 by Noreen Weeden

Birds can become confused by glass skyscrapers and artificial light. What will happen with San Francisco’s newest skyscraper?


The Discovery of the Oldest Redwood South of Mendocino Marks a New Era

June 27, 2018 by Brittany Shoot

The mammoth McApin Tree is not just the venerable elder in its grove. It’s thought the giant redwood holds within its fire-charred rings the surrounding forest’s formative secrets.


The Guadalupe River and the Hidden Heart of San José

June 27, 2018 by Eric Simons

The Guadalupe River winds its way through history, both natural and human.


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