Breaking Bread With Collective Impact


Heard of collective impact? Do you have a backbone? If you answer yes to either question, read on.


Stories about five pools, billions of green, and at least two videos

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What’s happening around the Bay Area? And what is awesome? Click through to see.


Please Describe: SCIENCE

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You see dirt, scientists see soil. It’s the science side of land conservation today on the blog.


Stories about wetlands and dirt, deer and bridges, earthquakes and water

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Who knew that deer cross bridges and earthquakes make water flow. It’s all here.


Talking shop with Allen Wang

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We sat down with one of our summer interns to talk shop, and to learn how to say biodiversity in Mandarin.


Stories about how boring climate change really is

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Stunning views, myth busting and diversifying. We don’t have a lot of stories this week, but the ones we got are good.


Stories about two Johns, wolf pups, and fish

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How do you eat lunch? Whether you’re microwaving something from home, standing in line for a burrito, or waiting for a friend, here are some stories to gnaw on.


We’re family


The land conservation community in the Bay Area is like one huge (like thousands of people huge) family. Which means that Crystal Simons won’t go far away from the Open Space Council.


Stories about standing in the water, 700 acres in Sonoma, and a water bond


How long can you stand absolutely still for? Try 13 hours. In the San Francisco Bay.


What has happened since 2011?


What has changed in your life since 2011? What has changed in the Bay Area?