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: © 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.
Cover photo: © Felix, 2011, some rights reserved.
Learn about the Monarch Butterfly, the threats that contribute to their continuing decline, and ways you can help from your own backyard.
Cover photo: © 2012, Tim Lenz, some rights reserved.
The story of the decline of a California seabird, and its recovery using decoy birds, speakers, and mirrors.