For Fall 2014, Bay Nature explores the hidden life of the turkey vulture, a common but surprisingly mysterious regular in the Bay Area. Nature and culture writer Aleta George delves into the intertwined history of hunting and conservation, following prominent conservationists and environmentalists into the duck blinds and hunting grounds of Northern California. Longtime Sonoma Mountain resident Glen Martin takes a nostalgic walk on a soon-to-be-public Sonoma Mountain trail. Lexi Pandell chronicles a new generation of park workers in the East Bay, and the challenges they face as the East Bay Regional Park District looks to the future. And Bay Nature online editor Alison Hawkes asks: where has California’s water gone, and with climate change, is it coming back?
What is waste for a coyote is a resource for a moth.
We can't control the rain. But that doesn't mean there's nothing we can do. Bay Nature Publisher David Loeb on California's drought.
Turkey vultures are a common sight in the Bay Area, but we still know little about them.
Nature and culture writer Aleta George takes hunting field trips with a noted conservationists -- and finds an extended series of lessons about the intimate and indelible connection between hunting and conservation.
History | Urban Nature | Wildlife
A writer who lived on Sonoma Mountain walks us through a new segment of Ridge Trail that opens his onetime backyard to the public.
The Bay Area 25 years from now will look very different. How do up-and-coming naturalists at the largest park district in the country plan to keep the parks relevant in a time of technological, cultural and environmental change?
History | Stewardship