Tilden Regional Park and Grizzly Peak Boulevard turned into a winter wonderland Friday as several inches of snow brought sledders, hikers and snowball fighters into the hills.
Tilden Regional Park
Photos: Rains bring East Bay creeks to life
Wednesday and Thursday’s heavy rains turned the area’s rivulets into rushing waterways.
3 big studies on East Bay’s creatures, plants and wildfire risk
A first-of-its-kind analysis looked at the health of East Bay wildlife, from bats to bobcats and salamanders to steelhead. Two major mapping projects will dive deep into vegetation and wildfire hazard.
New rock garden opens in Tilden
The small rock garden, highlighting native alpine plants from the high Sierra Nevada, opened on Saturday in the Tilden botanic garden.
A wellness check for Tilden’s Western pond turtles
Max Lambert and a team of wildlife experts are checking in on the health of Western pond turtles living in Jewel Lake.
What to do about Jewel Lake? Leave it, dredge it or route the creek around it?
With sediment building up, the future of the Tilden Park lake is now being decided.
Remembering Tilden’s ‘Ranger Tim,’ who hooted at owls and bent eucalyptus into jungle gyms
Tim Gordon guided generations of Tilden’s Junior Rangers and Ranger Rovers through the wilds of the forest.
Hungry deer, shrinking ponds, speeding golf balls: the drought’s toll around Berkeley
Strawberry Creek and the city’s trees are doing OK, but Lake Anza is unswimmable, turtles are getting run over by cars and wild pigs may be moving in.
Pandemic closes popular kids’ camp Sarah’s Science after 34 years
Sarah Shaffer, the camp’s founder and director, described the painful decision to file for personal bankruptcy and close down.
Berkeley Rep launches ‘Place/Settings,’ 10 audio stories set in Berkeley
Ten artists have recorded fictional and true stories about a place they love in Berkeley. The public can submit their own pieces.
Jewel Lake in Tilden Park is ‘a ghost of what it once was’
If you’ve visited Jewel Lake in Tilden recently, you’ll have noticed it’s looking more like a muddy puddle than a lake. Why is that — and is anything being done about it?
East Bay parks will stay open, despite confusion and citations
Parks were temporarily closed Tuesday but will reopen within the next day or two, said EBRPD.