Hitched to the Region

The San Francisco Bay Area is unique. Most of us who live here feel a connection not only to the city or town we live in, but also to the region. We are citizens of both. We feel affiliated with [...]

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 [...]

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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