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Learning to care about nature only from textbooks isn’t much fun and not much help. Hands-on, eyes-on experience is what counts. That’s why,...
A Fundamental Transformation of California State Parks is Underway. The California Department of Parks and Recreation manages 279 parks, the...
Likely we all, at one time or another, have stood in a park or nature preserve, surveyed our surroundings, and wished we had brought binoculars or a...
A tidepool “is a fabulous place: When the tide is in, it is a wave churned basin, creamy with foam. But when the tide goes out, the little water...
Thanks to a $6,000 grant and donations from local businesses a struggling native plant nursery, staffed by State Park volunteers, has been...
There is good news about the snowy plovers on the San Mateo Coast. The 2015 annual Winter Window Survey revealed more plovers wintering on our local...
The first Europeans to see San Francisco Bay were not sailors (who cruised obliviously past the Golden Gate for over 200 years) but members of an...
Mark G. Hylkema Santa Cruz District Archaeologist California State Parks This article presents a brief discussion of archaeological...
Just in time for the 142nd Anniversary event, the internal doors were installed in the Pigeon Point Fog Signal Building and a ceremonial ribbon...