Amidst A Global Bird Emergency, This Bird-Lover Isn’t Losing Hope

Mel Preston, a field biologist with Point Blue Conservation Science, has exciting news about bird populations on the San Mateo Coast. Find the story here.

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Where Did California’s Wild Turkeys Come From?

Did you know that the Bay Area's wild turkeys aren’t native to California? Learn more here.

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The Secret Life of Acorn Woodpeckers

Would you believe it if we told you that acorn woodpeckers get married, change their kid’s diapers, use day care and can predict the weather? It's true! Dig into this blog to learn more.

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Nature Activities for Kids (And the Young at Heart)

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

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Why We Need Wildlife Crossings for the Santa Cruz Mountains

Learn more about our work studying the movement of wildlife and what this work means for the future of the Bay Area.

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Monarch Butterfly: How You Can Save the Monarch Butterfly

Western monarch butterflies are on the brink of extinction. Learn what you can do to save this iconic species.

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Monarch Butterfly: Speak, Monarch. Tell Us How to Save You.

Western monarch butterflies are on the brink of extinction. Here author Mary Ellen Hannibal grapples with the future of this species what its decline means for us all.

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Snowy Plover: This Adorable Bird Needs Your Attention

The snowy plover has been pushed to the brink of extinction. But there's hope at the newly protected Tunitas Creek Beach near Half Moon Bay. Learn more!

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Back from the Brink – The Elephant Seals of Año Nuevo

Northern elephants seals were once thought to be extinct. Read more about these intriguing creatures, and learn where to see them this year.

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Birds Are Flocking to California. Here’s Why

Right now, thousands of birds are flocking to California's San Francisco Bay. Why here? And how do they know where they're going?

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