Late fall rains signal the start of mushroom season, which can last until spring in the Bay Area. Though only experts should forage and eat wild mushrooms (following park rules about harvesting), anyone can appreciate the rich diversity of these ephemeral fruits of the forest.
KQED SCIENCE is hosting its first Google+ Hangout On Air round table discussion about the proposed expansion of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary from 1-2PM PDT.
Here's today's KQED Science round-up of science, nature and environment news from the Bay Area and beyond.
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Post on Jun 03, 2010 by Craig Rosa
Natural capital isn't something we hear about very often, and it certainly isn't a new idea. Aldo Leopold and other conservationists recognized the role that natural ecosystems play in our lives as early as the 1940's. But understanding and measuring that role hasn't been easy.
Post on Jan 30, 2009 by Lauren Sommer
The majority of staff were "all hands on deck" this past Saturday and Sunday at the California Academy of Sciences. Yet, we were vastly outnumbered. Fifteen thousand people perused the new building while thousands more enjoyed the festivities in the park.
Post on Oct 01, 2008 by Cat
Do you love photographing Science, Environment and Nature in Northern California? Would you like to collaborate on a 2-minute QUEST TV short about your photography for an audience of over 100,000 viewers?
Post on Aug 05, 2008 by Craig Rosa
Raise your hand if you live in a watershed! Are all of your hands up? We all live in a watershed, an area of land that all water (from rain, snow and springs) flows across, under and through on its way into a common body of water, such as a creek, river, bay or ocean. [...]
Post on Apr 09, 2008 by Amy Gotliffe
We want to hear from you if you have a great idea for a QUEST story. Review the submission guidelines and fill out this form. If we use your story idea in whole or in part, we would be glad to recognize you in the credits of the piece as a Contributor. Thanks in advance [...]
Post on Mar 11, 2008 by Craig Rosa
Congratulations to Flickr community member Erin Malone (erin_designr) of San Francisco, CA! Windy Grass – by Erin MaloneErin will be collaborating with KQED staff on our 2 minute Your Photos on QUEST segment for broadcast and web distribution. Her stunning set of Alviso Slough pinhole images wowed our KQED QUEST editorial staff. Her winning submission [...]
Post on Mar 04, 2008 by Craig Rosa
Today, Quest launches a new part of our blog, "Quest Picks." We scour the web and serve up the best of science, environment and nature content–from the Bay area and beyond–right to our readers. Today's pick is from YouTube. National Geographic, via YouTube, brings us the tale of Australia’s water-holding frog. This plucky amphibian rarely [...]
Post on Feb 18, 2008 by Amber Dance