Despite its deceiving common name, blue-eyed grass is actually a part of the iris family! Learn this and more about this vibrant California native wildflower.
Cover photo: © Gregory “Slobirdr” Smith, 2007, some rights reserved.
Learn about North America’s smallest falcon and its mysterious decline across the United States.
Cover photo: © Marcel Holyoak, 2011, some rights reserved.
Did you know that our site logo is a yellow-billed magpie? Learn more about why we chose this stunning bird.
Meet the California Newt, a species that secretes a neurotoxin and only lives in California!
Cover photo: © Aaron Maizlish, 2017, some rights reserved.
Marbled murrelets are full of surprises – defying all expectations of a seabird, they nest high up in redwood trees. Learn about their nest discovery in 1974 and their close ties with coast redwoods.
With bright orange flowers and intricate blue-green leaves, the California poppy is a state flower showstopper.