Stewards of Oakland’s wildlife refuge are fundraising to create oxygenated refuges where fish can escape harmful algae blooms.
You can now watch Oakland’s favorite red-tailed hawks on a live cam
Highland Hospital staff and wildlife ecologists are hoping Stormy and Sunny will raise chicks again this spring.
After ‘heartbreaking’ vandalism, Sausal Creek plant nursery volunteers pick up the pieces
The group lost 600 native seedlings when vandals caused $8,000 in damages. But volunteers say they will replant and rebuild.
Total lunar eclipse will be visible early Tuesday morning in Oakland, rain permitting
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.
Traffic pollution is increasing health care costs for Oakland seniors, study finds
New research shows that seniors living near high-traffic roadways, including Oakland’s I-880 and I-580, experience more health problems.
Lake Merritt fish die-off: Can the city help? Can you? Will decimated species bounce back?
The Bay’s unprecedented and fatal algae bloom has scientists, government agencies, and others scrambling to understand the causes and long-term implications.
Rare salmon sighting in creek near Lake Merritt is good news, experts say
Lake stewards say more salmon sightings are an exciting sign that conservation efforts are working, but there’s more to do.
Salmon in Lake Merritt? More rainfall is causing some fish to wander into Oakland’s lagoon
The fish are returning to East Bay streams for the first time in decades, and some are winding up in the unlikeliest of places.
We need to talk about Gerald
Noble bird or nuisance? Gerald the rose garden turkey inspired a debate among Oaklanders about the place of nature in our city.