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Young South Bay habitat hero engages kids in refuge conservation

November 20, 2014 by Paul Epstein

2014 Brower Youth Award winner Lynnea Shuck talks about her Junior Refuge Ranger program.

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New Genetics Research May Shed Light on the Secretive Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse

May 06, 2014 by Rachel Diaz-Bastin

Although many people are studying salt marsh harvest mice, or "salties," as they are affectionately known, San Francisco State graduate student Anastasia Ennis is one of a few people studying harvest mouse population genetics.

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Filmmaker Judy Irving gets her mouse

June 26, 2013 by Dan Rademacher

Filmmaker Judy Irving set herself a goal to get a good shot of an endangered salt marsh harvest mouse. She did, and it's Bay Nature's July 2013 cover image.

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Bothin Marsh

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

This marsh on Richardson Bay becomes a birdwatcher’s paradise from October through February as shore birds stop here to winter ...

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EndangerBus Feature: Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse

December 23, 2010 by Bay Nature Staff

Every once in a while, a small and unremarkable animal makes a huge impact on a landscape. So it is with the salt marsh harvest mouse around the edges of the San Francisco Bay. The endangered species status of the harvest mouse, along with that of the California clapper rail, has been a prime mover in the restoration of thousands of acres of tidal marshes around the region.


Napa Sonoma Marshes Wildlife Area Restoration

October 01, 2007 by Aleta George

At the northern edge of San Pablo Bay, a salt marsh harvest mouse hides beneath the protective cover of a ...

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Scientist: Howard Shellhammer

October 01, 2004 by Kathleen M. Wong

Howard Shellhammer is known as the champion of a very rare mouse. A world expert on the endangered salt marsh ...

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