Jessica Carew Kraft’s new book chronicles her paleolithic Berkeley lifestyle of tracking coyote scat near Grizzly Peak, foraging for loquats and redwood sorrel and feeding her daughters raccoon meat.
Newts were getting lodged in holes at the bottom of the leaky Japanese Pool and were unable to surface for air. They’ll be returned to the pond once it’s repaired.
The city will require large housing projects and office buildings to include materials that prevent birds from flying into windows and other reflective features.
The garden is trying to raise $150,000 to seal the 80-year-old pond’s cracks, which the newts are getting stuck in, plug sinkholes and resurface the basin.
The raptors hatched in early April in a nest box at the top of UC Berkeley’s Campanile.
Annie. Lou. Their three hungry hatchlings. Stay tuned to all the action atop the UC Berkeley Campanile via the Cal webcam.
“I was just worried about it,” Eliana said of the bat her father found on the stairs of their central Berkeley home. Residents are warned not to touch wild animals.
Nearly 3,700 people cast votes to name Annie and Lou’s falcon offspring atop the UC Berkeley Campanile. “Ursula” barely missed the cut.
A contest to name the chicks began Friday. Less than a month ago, they hatched in their gravel nest box; now they are nearly full-sized and eating plenty of pigeon meat.
Three downy peregrine falcon chicks have emerged from their eggshells in a nest atop the Campanile. The fourth egg is likely not viable.
Lou is a “rock star,” both as a new mate for Annie and as a dad-to-be, Cal Falcons reports.
Annie’s new mate has been given a new name in a Cal Falcons contest. The bird will be named after a UC Berkeley alumna who was the partner of Annie’s namesake, the explorer and naturalist Annie Alexander.