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It’s So Hot Everywhere Else — Why Not in the Bay Area?

September 11, 2018 by Marisol García-Reyes

Most of the state has set record temperatures this summer, but San Francisco has been cool and almost permanently cloudy because of its cool marine layer.


Do Mosquito Eaters Eat Mosquitoes?

August 27, 2018 by Constance Taylor

The answer might surprise you.


Bay Nature Institute Announces Three New Board Members

August 27, 2018 by

Bay Nature Institute is proud to announce the appointment of three new members to its board of directors.


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?


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