Bay Nature’s January-March 2018 issue covers California’s conversation-changing 2017 fires, new research on San Francisco’s coyotes, Delta birds by kayak, and street trees of Silicon Valley. Plus carbon offsets, tundra swans, Yosemite rockfalls, and more.
Cover image by McNair Evans
Coyotes have returned to San Francisco. Now, for the first time, ecologists are gaining insight into how and where these urban predators live.
The most destructive wildfire season in California history has nearly ended. Will this be the new pattern -- or can we bring fire back on our own terms?
How does a salamander drop its tail, and how many times can it do it?
Ask the Naturalist
What role might heat play in causing rocks to fall? Scientists look for an answer.
Life is so surprisingly webbed and interconnected.
A look at the Buckeye Forest Project in Sonoma County, and how it keeps its trees growing and removing carbon dioxide from the air.
How to find and identify the great birds in the Central Valley.
Big Break, near the confluence of the San Joaquin and Sacramento Rivers, is a hotspot for birds. A great way to see them is by kayak.