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Fort Ross Conservancy

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Fort Ross Conservancy coordinates public programs and helps support the staff at Fort Ross State Historic Park and Salt ...

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Salt Point State Park

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

The rugged beauty of the California Coast is on full display at this park which features an underwater preserve, beaches, ...

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Killer Algae on Sonoma Coast

January 01, 2012 by Aleta George

In late August, environmental scientist Laura Rogers-Bennett was driving back to Bodega Bay after conducting ocean surveys in Mendocino when she saw "dark-coffee-colored water" north of Salt Point State Park. Within days, dead sea stars, abalones, urchins, and chitons were piling up on area beaches.

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Salt Point Geology and History

December 21, 2010 by Rick Bacigalupi

Geologist Tom Williams and retired Salt Point State Park ranger Bill Walton lead a Bay Nature walk through geology and ...

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Stories in Stone

July 01, 2010 by Doris Sloan

You'll find some of Central California's most remarkable rocks at this state park on the Sonoma coast. Here, waves, fault lines, and changes in sea level have left sublime stories written into the landscape.

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Tafoni Around the Bay

January 01, 2007 by Matthew Bettelheim

The tafoni weathering formation featured at El Corte de Madera Creek Preserve is a particularly accessible example of an uncommon ...

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Finding the Fungi

January 01, 2004 by Matthew Bettelheim

A good rain sends all manner of mushrooms pushing their way up from underground. Here are some of the places around the Bay Area where you can admire the beauty and diversity of these charismatic fungi.

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