Environment

A Guide to Backyard Farming

The owner of Fairfax Backyard Farmer, a store specializing in homesteading products and workshops, gives advice on backyard farming.

Right Recycling

We all want to do our part when it comes to recycling, but sometimes we become wishful recyclers when we guess at what is and is not accepted.

Waste Warriors

Four Marin companies are leading the charge to conserve resources in safe and creative ways.

Nancy Kelly and Kenji Yamamoto

A quick “yes” becomes a 10-year story of how Marin and Sonoma’s open spaces were saved and the national landscape changed forever.

Hooked on Hawk Hill

For these citizen scientists, nothing beats the thrill of looking a large raptor in the eye.

Field Notes

We've created a seasonal guide offering local places where you can appreciate the fleeting beauty found in nature.

The Grandest Temple

Whether it’s your first visit or your tenth, Yosemite can change your life. Here’s where to go in 2017.

Go Native

These plants naturally group together to form rich habitats. Discover what flourishes in your corner of the county.

Oh Deer

Plants and fence configurations that are good for our furry friends and your garden.

Park-a-Palooza

When it comes time to explore the wonders of America’s national parks, think Northern California first.

School of Rock

Learn more about the rocks you'll find across Marin County. Calin Van Paris has the details.

Point Reyes Days

As the national park system celebrates its centennial, Marin’s incomparable national seashore faces promise and controversy.

On the Range

Marin is the only place to see tule elk in a national park setting.

Picnic Picks

With all the beautiful vistas, picnicking in Marin is a great way to celebrate the bounty of our county. Here are some locally sourced provisions that will satisfy any gourmand.

Rodeo Beach

The fleeting colors of the sunset are another story: though varied, their multihued tones return nightly.