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Hiking in the New Year at Sibley Volcanic Preserve

Hiking in the New Year at Sibley Volcanic Preserve

Greet the New Year with a hike at the Sibley Volcanic Preserve in the East Bay Regional Park District.

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Life Aquatic and Terrestrial: California Newts

Life Aquatic and Terrestrial: California Newts

Over the last couple of weeks I've visited the seasonal ponds in the East Bay at Sibley Volcanic Preserve and small creeks at Briones Regional Park and found California newts engaging in their spring rituals of courtship and mating.

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Geological Outings Around the Bay: The Moraga Formation

Geological Outings Around the Bay: The Moraga Formation

The Moraga Formation's distinctive set of volcanic rocks can be visited in many places in the East Bay hills. Let's have a look at five localities.

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Web Extra: Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve

Web Extra: Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve

As sure as the earth moves in Berkeley, there is a volcano just off Skyline Boulevard. Not just any volcano, mind you. This one's laying on its side with its guts exposed. At Sibley Regional Volcanic Preserve, you'll find the rocky body and layered underpinnings of one of the largest volcanoes that once dotted our geologic neighborhood.

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