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.
Photos: Little falcons Zephyr, Rosa and Luna learn to fly
The raptors hatched in early April in a nest box at the top of UC Berkeley’s Campanile.
Watch the UC Berkeley peregrine falcon hatchlings live
Annie. Lou. Their three hungry hatchlings. Stay tuned to all the action atop the UC Berkeley Campanile via the Cal webcam.
Live rabid bat found by Berkeley dad wows 4-year-old daughter
“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.
3 falcon chicks losing their fluff but now have names
Nearly 3,700 people cast votes to name Annie and Lou’s falcon offspring atop the UC Berkeley Campanile. “Ursula” barely missed the cut.
3 falcon chicks are banded, ravenous and ready for you to name them
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.
UC Berkeley’s falcon family now counts 5: Annie, Lou and 3 chicks
Three downy peregrine falcon chicks have emerged from their eggshells in a nest atop the Campanile. The fourth egg is likely not viable.
It’s a 4-egg clutch for UC Berkeley peregrine falcons Annie and Lou
Lou is a “rock star,” both as a new mate for Annie and as a dad-to-be, Cal Falcons reports.
UC Berkeley’s new male peregrine falcon gets a name
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.
Rex, Lou, Hu or Tony? Pick the name of Annie the falcon’s new mate
Seven finalists have been chosen in a contest to name the new peregrine falcon at the top of UC Berkeley’s Campanile.
Leopard sharks and bat rays are dying in Berkeley’s Aquatic Park
Shark and ray die-offs tend to happen after heavy rains, though experts aren’t sure exactly why.
For Valentine’s Day, let’s name Annie the falcon’s chirpy new mate
Annie, the 9-year-old falcon atop UC Berkeley’s Campanile, lost her longtime mate Grinnell last year. His successor, Alden, is likely also gone. But plucky Annie’s found a third bird to love.