The members of the Pointless Sisters live within an incredibly beautiful and diverse region of forests, agricultural and urban lands in Sonoma and Lake counties. For this exhibit the group challenged themselves to portray the threats our population and environment … Read more
Hurray! The bugs are back LIVE at the Randall Museum! Check out the incredible extravaganza of insects at the Randall’s popular Bug Day event celebrating everything insect with hands-on science and art activities, games, live music, movies and more! Join … Read more
Set sail from Sausalito for an ecology-themed tour of the Marin Headlands, all the way out to Point Bonita Lighthouse! This signature sail, boarding in Sausalito, will take you under the Golden Gate Bridge and all the way out to … Read more
Join us as Hilary Powers, a volunteer with Golden Gate Audubon, takes us to some of her favorite birding spots at Lake Merritt. As Hilary says, Lake Merritt always has something new and strange to offer, so every day at … Read more
Learn about the animals, plants, and biogeography of California’s islands from island expert, Prof. Brad Balukjian at Merritt College. The course includes weekend field trips to the Channel Islands, Brooks Island, and Yerba Buena Island. Classes begin January 24 and … Read more
Enrollment is open now for spring 2022 courses in Merritt College’s Natural History and Sustainability program. Offerings include an introduction to marine organisms, park and resource management, island biogeography, botanical drawing, and more. Classes run from January 24-May 27.
After re-learning natural history, an ecologist returns home — and sees something new.
San Francisco tries to change the conditions that once made it famous for butterfly extinction
Dramatic insect declines argue for more time outdoors with a collector’s net, not less, writes lepidopterist Liam O’Brien.
Scientific names can be a pain. But they’re a way to see the world around us with greater clarity.