Latest from San Francisco
February 27, 2014 by Alessandra Bergamin
Over five years ago, Nalani and Anna Heath-Delaney, ditched their water guzzling lawn and planted a colorful and diverse native plant garden. They have since saved water, provided habitat for local species and created a native plant sanctuary. With the current drought, now is the perfect time to consider transitioning your garden and "going native."
January 28, 2014 by Alessandra Bergamin
In the mid 90s, botanist Mike Wood was contracted by the U.S. Navy to undertake a rare plant survey of Yerba Buena Island as the military prepared to leave the base. At the time he didn't think the island would be of much botanical interest. But two decades later, he's still going back.
January 16, 2014 by Alessandra Bergamin
Lauri Taylor, visiting from Salt Lake City, spotted an interesting gull at Baker's Beach in San Francisco. She asked Bay Nature to help identify what species it was...
December 11, 2013 by Alessandra Bergamin
San Francisco may become the first U.S. city to ban the release of commercially raised butterflies at ceremonies such as weddings, funerals, and charity events.
October 16, 2013 by Janet Kessler
Coyotes are among the 3-5 percent of mammal species that mate for life, and parents raise pups cooperatively. Except for loners and transients, coyotes live in nuclear families not so different from our own.
October 07, 2013 by Daniel McGlynn
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then imagine the power of thousands of pictures of actual rising sea levels — even if, for now, the high water only lasts for a few hours or days at a time.