I received a reminder of urban biodiversity and its importance yesterday while visiting one of my favorite places in the Bay Area, the San Francisco Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park.
I never thought I would say this, but I need to get a native plant guide for New York City. The expanding parks of the Big Apple are becoming a refuge for native flora.
When you are prone to despair over the seemingly endless environmental disasters our species has caused, think about the northern elephant seal and its return from near extinction.
The oil boom in western North Dakota is having profound and negative impacts on the place where Theodore Roosevelt formed his ideas on conservation.