Explore the North Coyote Valley Conservation Area with SCVAS! Join us for a BioBlitz to explore the plants and animals that call this part of the Coyote Valley home! Gates will be open to the public from 9AM to 12PM. … Read more
This year’s Snapshot Cal Coast featured 4,083 people logging 46,683 observations of almost 4,000 species into the iNaturalist app from June 13 to July 4.
Entomologists thought the Brazilian bee Plebeia emerina had disappeared in California in the 1950s. But two colonies were rediscovered in Palo Alto in 2013, and now a four-year-old has found two more.
After 50,000 people made nearly 1.3 million observations worldwide, what was the most common species found in the Bay Area and in the world?
The California Academy of Sciences Citizen Science team will be hosting our first virtual bioblitz, Saturday, June 6! A bioblitz is a group of people working together to document as many species as they can using the iNaturalist app. Normally … Read more
The global species-finding competition returns on April 24, minus the competition.
It’s hard not to wonder if maybe it’s the people that have changed, and not the animals.
A social distancing-approved reading list and other indoor nature activities
If you ever wander around wanting to know the names of plants and animals around you, Seek, a newly rebuilt app from the iNaturalist team at the California Academy of Sciences, now offers instant identifications through the camera view on … Read more
Citizen scientists tracking roadkill on Alma Bridge Road have counted an astonishing number of dead newts this season.