Oak trees have been in danger in California since the mid-1990’s, and researchers are now predicting a grim future for California’s emblematic tree. The killer, termed “Sudden Oak Death”, has killed an estimated 3 million trees since its introduction to California.
Cover photo: © 2017, Mike Bessler, some rights reserved.
Did you know that there is a species of butterfly that migrates south in the winter? Meet the monarch, one of California’s most interesting butterflies.
Cover photo: © Nathan Rupert, 2010, some rights reserved.
Learn about the burrowing owl’s current conservation status in the Bay Area and the current initiatives to protect them.
Cover Photo: © Andrew Hoffman, 2012, some rights reserved
Recluse spiders are some of the most feared spiders in America. Rumors of infestations, highly dangerous bites, and even deaths have spread throughout the country. Yet despite the rampant arachnophobia, brown recluses are actually not so dangerous when we take a closer look at the spider behind the hype.