Wouldn’t it be grand if you could have a colorful, healthy garden despite fluctuating weather temperatures and climate conditions? Good news: You can! By replacing high-water-use plants with low-water-use plants that are native to California or regions with similar climates, you can … Read more
Healing in Nature Series: Pillar Point Bluff
The Green Foothills community is invited to come together and spend time outdoors at our upcoming one-of-a-kind Healing in Nature Series event at Pillar Point Bluff, the first Healing in Nature event on the coast! You’ll begin with a restorative … Read more
Point Reyes Birding & Nature Festival
The Environmental Action Committee of West Marin (EAC) presents the 14th annual Point Reyes Birding & Nature Festival Since 2010, the Point Reyes Birding & Nature Festival has celebrated the spring bird and wildlife migration along the Pacific Flyway throughout Marin … Read more
Easy Hike at Wavecrest
Join Peninsula Open Space Trust for an easy 2-mile walk at Wavecrest Open Space in Half Moon Bay! You’ll walk through groves of trees and fields where you’ll have a great chance to spot various birds, especially raptors! You’ll also … Read more
Rainy Day Roundup: All About Atmospheric Rivers
Gosh—is it raining again? When you’d rather stay inside reading about rain than go out and get wet, here’s a pile of stories from our archives.
Atmospheric Rivers Like This One are Vital to Understanding California
Ten days ago the state set new heat records and brush fires broke out. Burn areas in the Santa Cruz Mountains rekindled. Then, over the last three days, a 2,000-mile-long filament of water in the sky burst over the areas that last week sat brown and smoking.
Add “Dry” to the List of 2020 Descriptors
Pandemic, civil rights protests, fires, election, and oh yes, possibly the second driest calendar year on record.
After Another Dry October, Have Water Worries Returned?
San Francisco records back-to-back fully dry Octobers for the second time in 170 years.
Photo Essay: Climate Change in the Central Valley
Photographer Jonno Rattman spent a week photographing the Central Valley for Bay Nature’s summer 2019 cover story, “A Time of Reckoning”. He was struck, as he traveled, by the near total absence of people — it was, he says, one … Read more
In Dry Times, California Turns to Cloud Seeding
With the persistent drought that has gripped California for the past year, state water managers are increasingly turning to cloud seeding to extract as much water as they can.