Kayaking the San Francisco Bay Estuary


On this kayaking adventure, we explored salt marsh ecosystems and other aquatic ecosystems found around the San Francisco Bay estuary in Richardson Bay, Marin County.  We started at nearly low tide and viewed the eelgrass beds of the intertidal areas where the largest population of eelgrass is found in the Bay.  They have been severely … Read more

Sierra Nevada Alpine Ecosystems


On this weekend field trip, we explored several Alpine Ecosystems throughout the Sierra Nevada including: mixed conifer forests, montane chaparral, montane meadows, alpine lakes and rivers, montane riparian ecosystems, alpine bogs and marshes.  We hiked part of the Pacific Crest Trail along the crest of the Sierra Buttes from Packer Saddle at approximately 7,000 ft … Read more