Cover Photo: © Frank Schulenburg, 2016, some rights reserved.
Brown pelicans have made a dramatic return from their critically low numbers in the 1970’s due to the effects of DDT. However, the fight for the brown pelican is far from over: today, they face threats from food scarcity as Pacific sardine and anchovy numbers have shown declines.
True to their name, sticky monkeyflowers have a sticky resin on their leaves. Their flowers are thought to resemble a smiling monkey. Can you see it?
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.
Alviso, Ca – Connect with a site that’s a part of one of the largest tidal marsh restoration projects on the west coast. Alviso Marina County Park was formerly an industry-dominated site, but now serves as an amazing entrance to the greater Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge.
Oakland, Ca – Just outside of the East Bay’s urban sprawl, Redwood Regional offers visitors the chance to see second and third-generation redwoods and a recovering stream habitat.