Category Archives: california academy of sciences
In case the clouds part and you want to experience the eclipse in Golden Gate Park, here’s a citizen science project that you can participate in, thanks to the California Academy of Science: “The next solar eclipse is crossing the … Continue reading
I often wonder about the impact of the current drought on Golden Gate Park. Here’s an uplifting article about the water supply at the aquarium in the California Academy of Sciences. ‘The Steinhart Aquarium at the California Academy of Sciences opened at its new home … Continue reading
At a symposium last weekend at the Academy of Sciences, Alana Hysert, Academy Naturalist, reported some interesting preliminary data on the living roof. Recognizing the research and education potential of the new green roof, Hysert has been overseeing a citizen science … Continue reading
This is a pretty cool new phone app — a field guide to golden gate park — developed by the Academy of Sciences. It’s interactive, so users can help build a data base on plants, wildlife and other things of … Continue reading
On August 7 this year, the Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park began to charge admission for the first time since it opened to the public seventy years ago. Nobody likes to have to pay for something that was … Continue reading
Last Sunday, braving the steady drizzle and chilly temperature, six citizen scientists took part in an on-going science project on the roof of the Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park. Academy Naturalist Alana Hysert oversees monthly monitoring of plants, … Continue reading
Wild Neighbors: The Baptista Tapes: Why Sparrows Change Their Tunes. Category: Columns from The Berkeley Daily Planet.