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What is a Bioblitz anyway?

iNaturalist and Bioblitzes are fun ways to contribute to our understanding of the natural world as community scientists.   What is iNaturalist?  When I am out …
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California Biodiversity Day is Just Around the Corner!

With summer in full swing, now is a great time to explore nature in your backyard. California boasts not only the largest state …
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A Perfect Marriage

Do you know what it is like to be out in nature when you are missing one of your …
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Kids and California State Parks – Programs and Opportunities for Everyone!

As we venture outside to enjoy the long sunny days, we all have the responsibility to be intentional and …
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In Search of that First Internship

Nina Omomo was in her final semester at San Francisco State University as the world locked down into the pandemic. After six years …
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Pride Outside: Everyday Ways to Support LGBTQIA+ Inclusion in Outdoor Spaces

Every June, it happens – rainbow logos, colorful marketing campaigns and a very welcome focus on the LGBTQIA+ community …
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Promoting Public Transportation to LA State Historic Park

By Catherine Bubser and Michael Gatheru Bubser studies environmental science with a concentration in environmental systems and society at …

Protecting California’s Coast from Sea Level Rise

California’s iconic coastline is world-renowned for its rich tapestry of dunes, sandy beaches, coastal bluff, and tidepools – a wonderfully diverse …

Surf Ambassador to California’s Youth

Masterson is an intern and instructor for the City Surf Project from San Francisco. She is proud to be a first-generation Irish American born …

Family-Friendly Outdoor Activities for Anywhere in California

Family-Friendly Outdoor Activities for Anywhere in California The weather is getting warmer. The days are getting longer. Summer is …