It’s the first time a cub has ever been successfully reunited with its mom. But some local residents say it shouldn’t have been taken in the first place.
Big Basin State Park is not the lush, shady ancient forest it once was. In August 2020, 97 percent of the old-growth forest nestled in the heart of the Santa Cruz Mountains burned in the devastating CZU Lightning Complex fire. … Read more
Burns have varied in intensity throughout the Bay Area, leading to different ecological effects.
I write from a place of love, but also a place of pain. A place of excruciating unknowing. A place of imagination – imagining the worst, imagining the best, imagining change of a sort I’ve never encountered before in my … Read more
Save the Redwoods League has agreed on a deal to acquire 564 acres of redwood forest in the Santa Cruz Mountains, creating a new connection from Big Basin to Año Nuevo State Parks and protecting the headwaters of Cascade Creek. … Read more
Citizen scientists tracking roadkill on Alma Bridge Road have counted an astonishing number of dead newts this season.
Sebastian Kennerknecht has eight shots in our upcoming October-December issue, more than any other photographer this time around. Partly that’s because he agreed to go out and shoot at the Farallon Islands for a story by Glen Martin about seabird … Read more