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Finding biodiversity in a bucket

June 05, 2013 by Alison Hawkes

Famed National Geographic photographer David Liittschwager teams up to bring the power of "one cubic foot" to the masses.

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Point Bonita YMCA

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Since 1977, the Point Bonita YMCA has been conducting environmental education programs at the Marin Headlands. The group also does in-school programs and offers facilities for conferences and retreats.

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Marin Headlands (GGNRA)

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

This park has it all: miles of trails, hills, cliffs, beaches, forested valleys and spectacular views of the coast, San ...

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A Trip to the Headlands with Doris Sloan, Rock Star

November 17, 2011 by Rick Bacigalupi

Take a trip to the world-famous Marin Headlands, and back in time a few many million years, with Doris Sloan, ...

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Tag, You’re It!

October 04, 2011 by Erik Vance

The hawk trackers of the Golden Gate Raptor Observatory go way beyond birding: These citizen scientists take to the highways and back roads, following radio-tagged birds that may roam just to the next valley, or all the way to Mexico. Along the way, the hawk trackers have contributed much to our knowledge of these well-traveled birds.

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EndangerBus Feature: Mission Blue Butterfly

December 23, 2010 by Bay Nature Staff

If you're lucky some spring day in a few small patches of land near San Francisco, you may catch the glint of a male mission blue butterfly's iridescent wings. If you are so fortunate, thank the determined conservationists who've been working to protect a small butterfly from big threats.


Fall Hawk Watch, Open During Construction

October 01, 2010 by Aleta George

Every year for more than a quarter century, the Golden Gate Raptor Observatory has presided over fall hawk watch in the Marin Headlands, when thousands of raptors migrate by, and thousands of people gather to watch. This year, road construction has the hawk watchers shifting slightly, but still out in force.

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GGRO’s 25 Years Getting to Know Raptors

October 19, 2009 by David Carroll

2009 marks the 25th anniversary of the Golden Gate Raptor Observatory, the Marin-based organization that tracks the movements of birds of prey over the Marin Headlands. Since 1984, more than 1,500 volunteers have logged 40,000 hours alongside staff and scientists to monitor raptors along one of West Coast's most trafficked migratory routes.

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Otter Chaos!

July 01, 2007 by John Muir Laws

The adorable river otters of Rodeo Lagoon, in the Marin Headlands, don't seem so cute and playful when they take down a brown pelican.

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Interview with Marty Rosen

July 01, 2003 by Christina Russo

Q: When did you first start to think about the environment? A: I can’t really say that there was a ...


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