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Paddling Point Reyes’s Newest Wetlands

December 18, 2009 by Rick Bacigalupi

Special Event Video! In winter 2009, a group of Bay Nature readers headed out with naturalist David Wimpfheimer and guides ...

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Around the Bend

July 01, 2009 by Sarah Sweedler

Put your boat or raft in the river above Healdsburg and follow a wild, green thread flowing through an altered landscape.

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Kayaks and Breeding Birds at Alcatraz

January 01, 2009 by Aleta George

The nearly vertical cliffs on the western side of Alcatraz Island serve as a nursery for several species of seabirds. ...

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Give Me Shelter

October 01, 2008 by David Wimpfheimer

Harbor seals, migrating seabirds, and other wildlife find shelter in the productive waters of Drakes Estero at Point Reyes.

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Paddling on the Wild Side

July 01, 2007 by Paul McHugh

Few craft can match a kayak for allowing you to immerse yourself in the watery universe of bay or ocean, moving silently through the world of seals, otters, dolphins, and seabirds. Two of our region's most experienced sea kayakers take us out on the water for up-close and personal encounters with some of the bountiful and charismatic marine life plying our local marine habitats.

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Kayaking Resources

July 01, 2007 by Jessica Taekman

The San Francisco Bay Area and Central California coast are full of wonderful places to explore in a kayak, from ...

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Low Vision, High Adventure

October 01, 2006 by Chiori Santiago

As a sighted person, I take in most of my information about the world through my eyes. So I’m wondering ...

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Explore Ocean Upwelling Firsthand!

July 01, 2006 by Lou Sian

To really see marine upwelling up close, you’d need to put on SCUBA gear and jump into the frigid Pacific ...

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Eye to Eye with Otters

July 01, 2003 by Lisa Zaretsky

Dubbed the cosmic center of the universe by locals, Elkhorn Slough is one of the richest wetlands along the California coast, a magnet for wildlife and humans alike. And the best way to see it all is in a kayak.

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Elkhorn Slough: Further Exploration

July 01, 2003 by Bay Nature Staff

There are two kayak launch sites for Elkhorn Slough: Kirby Park and Moss Landing Harbor District Launch Site (just north ...

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