Rules of the Trail

With summer beckoning and some wildflowers still in bloom, it’s time to get out on the trails. Fresh on the heels of National Trails Day on June 1, people have extra momentum to keep hiking [...]

Opening the Coast to All

In just a few years, Monterey Bay will have a new campground with 40 tent sites, 45 RV sites, and 10 walk-in or bike-in sites. The property for Fort Ord Dunes State Park was acquired in 1995 and [...]

What’s on the Horizon?

While the Bay Area economy continues to hum, policymakers are exploring various “what ifs” to decide how the region should react when economic output, population, and employment abruptly busts. [...]

Transporting Kids to Nature

Kids like to be outside, and it’s good for them. Nina S. Roberts, a recreation and parks professor at San Francisco State University, said research shows that being outdoors benefits young people [...]

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