California's Wildflower Population Might Not Fully Recover From Drought ConditionsResearchers at UC Davis say the diversity of California's wildflowers may be permanently changed because of years of dry weather.
First Native Species Introduced In SF Mountain Lake After CleanupLocal volunteers and officials with the Presidio Trust released the first native species into Mountain Lake Monday after an extensive restoration and enhancement.
Animal Update: What’s Causing Millions Of Starfish To Die Along The Pacific Coast? In recent months, starfish, also known as sea stars, have been dying by the millions up and down the Pacific Coast. Over 20 species have been affected according to Dr. Jennifer Scarlett, a veterinarian with the San Francisco SPCA.
Scientists Find Yosemite Rim Fire Left Behind A Sierra MoonscapeA fire that raged in forest land in and around Yosemite National Park has left a contiguous barren moonscape in the Sierra Nevada mountains that experts say is larger than any burned in centuries.
Ecologists Lead Salmon Spawning Tours In Marin CountyRecent heavy rains have left local creeks in Marin County swollen, and one Marin County organization is seizing the wet conditions as an opportunity to teach people about endangered salmon.
California Green Building Program Fuses Ecology And EconomyA billionaire hedge fund manager who helped defeat Proposition 23 is bankrolling a program to teach electricians and contractors how to install more energy efficient lighting.