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Arrow Gobies, Ghost Shrimp and Bubble Snails: Teachers Explore the Unique Biodiversity of San Francisco Bay

Arrow Gobies, Ghost Shrimp and Bubble Snails: Teachers Explore the Unique Biodiversity of San Francisco Bay

Dedicated teachers spend a week of their summer vacation delving into science, climate change, and San Francisco Bay ecology.

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People's Parks: Protecting Open Spaces for Everyone

People's Parks: Protecting Open Spaces for Everyone

Thanks to a novel partnership between California State Parks and the Sonoma County-based nonprofit LandPaths, nearly 3,400 acres of open space filled with old-growth redwood, Douglas fir and majestic oaks in the Willow Creek watershed of the Russian River are open to visitors for the price of an hour-long orientation.

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Fossil Collecting in the Bay Area

Fossil Collecting in the Bay Area

Many parts of the Bay Area have fossils. Can we collect them? Some situations are clear; others not so much. Perhaps it could be easier.

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Local Geological State Parks to Close

Local Geological State Parks to Close

The state is set to close 70 state park properties this fiscal year. I call out nine that are special to Bay Area geologizers.

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State Parks: Back to the Drawing Board

State Parks: Back to the Drawing Board

California State Parks supporters face tough decisions after defeat of Proposition 21

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Reporter's Notes: Saving Our Parks

Reporter's Notes: Saving Our Parks

Henry Coe State Park won't be experiencing any part-time closures, but it will reduce trash and restroom service and has shuttered a new visitor center off the Pacheco Pass. So you want to reserve that primo camping spot at your favorite California State Park? You might just have to take your chances. Most state parks […]

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