How the surprising union between a fungus and an alga raises questions about the nature of identity
In which California is the first state to have a state lichen.
How Bird Songs Are Evolving To Compete With Urban Noise
San Francisco white-crowned sparrows have their own dialects. As the city gets louder, those dialects are disappearing.
Troubling ocean conditions have challenged scientists. Is a silent killer entering the Bay?
A small research team sets out in the search for a potential ocean killer. But in this unusual year, nature is not cooperating with her interrogators.
Climate Change | El Nino | The Bay | The Ocean
Manzanita expert Mike Vasey wants to share the world of these fascinating shrubs with the public.
Scientists aren't sure why convergent ladybugs huddle together during the winter.
Why do ants do what they do, and what makes them leave? Naturalist Michael Ellis explains.
Ask the Naturalist
Bay Nature Publisher David Loeb's January Bayview column.
The search for a backup plan as the Delta Smelt nears extinction in the wild.
The Bay | Wildlife
Paddlers and Ducks Return to Cullinan Ranch
A kayaker explores the newly restored and now-open tidal marsh at Cullinan Ranch in the San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge.
Paddling | Stewardship | Trails