April-June 2014

Where do you find nature? Bay Nature’s Spring 2014 issue celebrates the idea that nature’s where you look for it. Leath Tonino finds adventure and understanding in a hammock strung high in a redwood tree, above the bright lights and barking dogs of urban San Francisco. Ron Erskine finds solitude in the Orestimba Wilderness, the Bay Area’s only state-designated wilderness area and a spot so lonely it can get a little unnerving. Kenneth Brower looks through the eyes of the legendary landscape designer Frederick Law Olmsted, and finds beauty and enormous potential in a vision of the then-undeveloped East Bay Hills. We also go looking in the Bay, on a swim in the pond with the charismatic leopard shark and in the living shoreline.


For spring 2014, Bay Nature goes camping in a tree in San Francisco, rests under the stars in the Orestimba Wilderness, and explores the founding vision of the East Bay Regional Parks.

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