On the Brink: Burrowing Owls Find Sanctuary
September 17, 2023

Burrowing owls are adorable and fascinating, but they're increasingly rare in the Bay Area. Thanks to a promising new project, they now have safe, private places to nest.

Posted on By Leslie Patron
All About the Amazing Red-Tailed Hawk
August 27, 2023

Get to know the red-tailed hawk, a majestic raptor that makes its home across the US! Plus, learn where you might spot them in the Bay Area!

Posted on By Vickie Rozell
What to Do When You Encounter Wild Animals on the Trail
June 28, 2023

Here are some tips to keep in mind when you see specific critters in the wild.

Posted on By Vickie Rozell
Queer Is Natural: An Interview with The Scrappy Naturalist
May 31, 2023

An estimated 1,000+ animal species engage in homosexual behaviors. Learn more from Dr. Christine Wilkinson, creator of the Queer is Natural series on Tiktok.

Posted on By Leslie Patron
These Cute Wildlife Photos Have a Serious Purpose
May 30, 2023

How can we create new trail systems that better balance the needs of both creatures and people? That’s what we hope to learn from a study in San Vicente Redwoods.

Posted on By Peter Cowan, PhD
Where the Wildlife Move: Takeaways from Our Study
April 3, 2023

Check out new findings from our study about how and where local wildlife cross highways.

Posted on By Marian Vernon
Bird and Insect Photography: Tips and Tricks
October 4, 2022

Seasoned photographer (and POST staffer!) Vickie Rozell shares her pointers for getting great shots of birds and insects.

Posted on By Vickie Rozell
Nature Activities for Kids (And the Young at Heart)
June 2, 2022

Keep the outdoor education going all year by taking your kids to these great Bay Area science and nature centers.

Posted on By Rebecca Rountree
What We Can Learn from Wildlife Moving Between Mountains
April 5, 2022

For the past three years, POST and our partners have studied wildlife movement in the Southern Santa Cruz Mountains. Here's what we hope to learn.

Posted on By Marian Vernon
Birds of the Bay Area: Fresh Water Lakes
January 31, 2022

Get to know some of the common species of birds you might spot at our local freshwater lakes and ponds.

Posted on By Nik Rau

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