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Art Rogers Family Album, August 3, 2017

08/03/2017
JUDY SAN AND FRIENDS AT WALKER CREEK RANCH IN MARSHALL Walker Creek Ranch, an outdoor school and environmental center run by the Marin County Office of Education, primarily serves fifth graders. Judy San, who retired last month, is a self-taught taxidermist who has volunteered to work on the naturalist and...

Index project reveals healthy wildlife

08/03/2017
Somewhere along the ridges of the San Geronimo Valley, a wild animal has just triggered a motion-activated camera. The image, along with a couple million more, is helping researchers to better understand population and migration trends of wildlife across the valley and on Mount Tamalpais. Some 180 cameras are scattered...

Eight o’clock and ready to meditate

07/27/2017
A light tap of a singing bowl begins the practice. For the next 40 minutes, all noises inside the Dance Palace are consciously few as five people, two of them Buddhist priests, sit on mats spaced a few feet apart. To add a touch of intimacy, they face the walls...

Three love stories

07/27/2017
The trees Two trees fell in love on the slopes of Mt. Wittenberg, about halfway up the Horse Trail. The Douglas firs stood tall, piercing the canopy of oaks and bays as they reached for the sky. They had watched each other grow from tiny saplings up through the understory...

Nature Notebook, July 27, 2017

07/27/2017
When the full moon rises on Aug. 7, a partial lunar eclipse will occur on some continents, but not the continental United States. In Britain, this moon is called the “grain moon,” as it reminded folks to harvest their grain. We are less than a month from the solar eclipse...

Art Rogers Family Album, July 27, 2017

07/27/2017
Baby of the Week “Baby Boom” MILES SIMON ZLATUNICH — BORN MARCH 13, 2016 Son of Nichole Zlatunich and David Simon of Point Reyes Station Grandson of JoAnn and Eugene Zlatunich of Point Reyes Station and Hilde and Jim Simon of Corte Madera Great Grandson of the late Avis and...

Art Rogers Family Album, July 20, 2017

07/20/2017
INVERNESS GARDEN CLUB AND MAINSTREET MOMS HONOR LOUISE LANDRETH AT A SPECIAL TEA ––– SUNDAY JULY 16, 2017 IN INVERNESS Louise Landreth, pictured here with her son Hobey, was honored for her more than 40 years of work in the community. A member and past president of the Inverness Garden...

Alan Margolis, global advocate of family planning, dies at 90

07/12/2017
Alan Margolis, an obstetrics and gynecology doctor who championed female reproductive rights, advocated for family planning overseas and explored the seashore trails atop his black appaloosa Dusty, died peacefully in his Bolinas home on June 8. He was 90 years old...

Art Rogers Family Album, July 13, 2017

07/12/2017
Baby of the Week “Baby Boom” LEVI COYOTE SAYLOR MacLAIRD — BORN JANUARY 9, 2016 Son of Angela and Ian MacLaird of Bolinas. Grandson of JoEllen and Jeff Niedeck of San Diego and Lynn MacLaird of Bolinas and Butch Sterpka of Winsted, Connecticut and David and Mary MacLaird of Corte...

The Haida Gwaii: Triumphs and challenges

07/12/2017
“The Haida Gwaii: A Strategic Playbook for Indigenous Sovereignty,” the latest book by investigative journalist and historian Mark Dowie, is a remarkable story about the struggle and victory of an indigenous group to obtain—or rather, preserve—its sovereignty. It is also a playbook for those looking to secure indigenous rights, with...

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