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North Bay Open Space Managers Wait To Survey Losses

October 12, 2017 by Alison Hawkes

What remains of Sonoma and Napa’s natural landscapes is still unknown as open space personnel attend to human losses.

 

What Is This Moth That’s Almost as Big as a Hummingbird?

October 10, 2017 by Tony Iwane

Moths often get sidelined as the country cousins of butterflies. But they have their own beauty and utility as some of the best pollinators around.

 

Why Did I Hear Popcorn Sounds In the Recent Extreme Heat Wave?

September 26, 2017 by Trent Pearce

When temperatures crank up, an unusual ecological adaptation begins to play out among our native Monterey pine. We explain why in our latest installment of our reader-funded Ask The Naturalist column.

 

Western Sycamores Speak of an Older California

September 25, 2017 by Sylvia V. Linsteadt

In Livermore, a writer walks leisurely among the sycamore alluvial woodland.

 

Hiking With Dad: A Daughter Helps Her Father Explore the Accessibility of the East Bay Parks

September 25, 2017 by Kathleen Richards

When Kathleen Richards’ father had a stroke, she set out into the parks to let nature aid his recovery.

 

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