This small preserve, which is surrounded by the tidally influenced South Fork of Las Gallinas Creek, is an ideal spot for a relaxed summer walk. The oak-covered hill which rises in the center of the island is encircled by a … Read more
A note from Regina Starr Ridley, Bay Nature’s outgoing leader, introducing her successor, Wes Radez.
I hope that like me, you’ll come for the two-headed flatworms, and stay for the satisfying deep-dive journalism about nature and our roles in it.
Learn about Bay Area parks to visit this Thanksgiving.
A social distancing-approved reading list and other indoor nature activities
Dear Bay Nature reader, Like all of you, we at Bay Nature are struggling to adapt and understand our new world of COVID-19. First of all, we hope everyone is doing OK and staying healthy. Our next thoughts are of … Read more
Californians like to complain about missing true “seasons.” But expand your definition beyond humid summer nights and winter sleet and you’ll find nature all around us responding to seasonal change. Here are some of our suggestions of seasonal favorites to … Read more
We published more than 150 stories in print and online this year. We look forward to 2020 and our 20th year of publishing, but before we do, here’s a look back at seven of our particular favorite stories from 2019. … Read more
Bay Nature has joined “Covering Climate Now,” a global collaboration of more than 250 media outlets this week to boost coverage of climate change. As organizers Mark Hertsgaard and Kyle Pope wrote in the Columbia Journalism Review, this is “the … Read more
Skunks almost always spray out of sight of humans. A hidden trail camera in Jasper Ridge shows what it looks like.