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Bay Nature magazineJuly-September 2017

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Where Trump Budget Cuts Could Affect Bay Area Conservation

June 28, 2017 by Alison Hawkes

A small sample of the big ways the president's proposed budget would slash conservation measures around the Bay Area.

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A Letter from the Publisher

November 09, 2016 by David Loeb

Bay Nature publisher David Loeb reflects on what makes America truly great.

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2016 Bay Nature Hero Award Winner

October 20, 2015 by Bay Nature Staff

Publishing icon and Bay Nature co-founder Malcolm Margolin will receive a special award for his invaluable contributions to Bay Nature and the cultural life of the Bay Area.

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2016 Local Hero Award Winner for Youth Engagement

October 20, 2015 by Bay Nature Staff

Naftali is a passionate advocate of our local wild lands and a visionary student leader.

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2016 Local Hero Award Winner for Conservation Action

October 20, 2015 by Bay Nature Staff

For more than 25 years, Andrea Mackenzie has been an effective and passionate leader for open space protection in the ...

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2016 Local Hero Award Winner for Environmental Education

October 20, 2015 by Bay Nature Staff

Thanks to Allen Fish's passionate and dedicated leadership, the Golden Gate Raptor Observatory is a recognized leader in both raptor research and the rapidly growing field of citizen science.

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Con: Cattle Grazing Is Incompatible with Conservation

May 07, 2015 by Karen Klitz and Jeff Miller

Two experts on grazing offer their opinion on why cattle should be barred from public lands.


A New Paradigm For Conservation: Consider the Countryside

May 27, 2014 by Alison Hawkes

Conservation biologists are realizing that farmlands could play an important role in conservation.

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A marvel of magnolias

January 14, 2013 by Alison Hawkes

Magnolias may not be native to Northern California. But the SF Botanical Garden has been conserving this endangered flowering tree, and now's the time to see them in full bloom.


New details discovered about Bay Area’s 750-legged millipede

November 15, 2012 by Alison Hawkes

Scientists report new findings on how a 750-legged millipede from the Bay Area - the leggiest animal on Earth -- may have evolved all those legs to thrive in its unique niche under sandstone rocks in moist oak woodlands.

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