Alameda County hopes to build wildlife crossings across I-580, I-680, and State Route 84.
From brown pelicans to bufflehead ducks, third-graders at St. Paul’s Episcopal School are tracking them all.
The city is looking for feedback on its plan to equitably plant and manage trees across the city.
Local conservation biologist Tiffany Yap’s book, ‘Tales of the Urban Wild: A Puma’s Journey,’ explores the interface between humans and the wild.
Help clean up your favorite park. Learn more about cool critters. Hike a new trail.
For years, locals have delighted in spotting ‘albino’ raccoons around the lake. This year, one mother is raising three leucistic kits.
In backyards and along sidewalk strips locals are tending plants that boost ecosystems, save water, and green communities.
E-bikes could provide greater access and are already in use in many places. But some are worried about their impact on other trail users.
The 28th annual event includes numerous opportunities for locals to volunteer, build community, and restore the environment.
State wildlife officials want the public’s observations of marine creatures during the harmful algae bloom.
Seventy years ago, civic boosters like Frank Ogawa gifted hundreds of the cotton-candy flowered trees to Oakland. Today, just a few remain.
Stewards of Oakland’s wildlife refuge are fundraising to create oxygenated refuges where fish can escape harmful algae blooms.
Highland Hospital staff and wildlife ecologists are hoping Stormy and Sunny will raise chicks again this spring.
The group lost 600 native seedlings when vandals caused $8,000 in damages. But volunteers say they will replant and rebuild.
Set your alarm clocks for 2 a.m. Tuesday and head to an open field if you can. The next total lunar eclipse won’t be until 2025.
New research shows that seniors living near high-traffic roadways, including Oakland’s I-880 and I-580, experience more health problems.
The Bay’s unprecedented and fatal algae bloom has scientists, government agencies, and others scrambling to understand the causes and long-term implications.
Lake stewards say more salmon sightings are an exciting sign that conservation efforts are working, but there’s more to do.
The fish are returning to East Bay streams for the first time in decades, and some are winding up in the unlikeliest of places.
Noble bird or nuisance? Gerald the rose garden turkey inspired a debate among Oaklanders about the place of nature in our city.