Highland Hospital staff and wildlife ecologists are hoping Stormy and Sunny will raise chicks again this spring.
3 big studies on East Bay’s creatures, plants and wildfire risk
A first-of-its-kind analysis looked at the health of East Bay wildlife, from bats to bobcats and salamanders to steelhead. Two major mapping projects will dive deep into vegetation and wildfire hazard.
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.
Fish are piling up dead around Lake Merritt
Authorities say an algae bloom associated with the die-off probably isn’t harmful to humans but are urging people and pets to stay out of the water.
The red-tailed hawks keeping watch over Highland Hospital
The regal couple raised a nest of chicks at Oakland’s public hospital this spring, delighting staff and patients.