Feature Articles

Rick Lewis -- Sanderlings feed in the wet sand as the ocean wave retreats.

Sanderlings Scurry Alongside the Surf

Apr 18,2023

When I think of the beach, I can see a line of small grey and white birds scurrying across the sand at the edge of the surf, stopping momentarily to stick their bills into the sand then moving as a wave comes in — Sanderlings.

Read More
Birgitt Evans -- Project Pick volunteers after harvesting a tree.

Tips for Enjoying and Sharing Alameda’s Citrus Bounty

Apr 14,2023

No one in Alameda should have to buy lemons in the winter. The bayside climate agrees with our most commonly found varieties of lemons, oranges, grapefruit, and mandarins. Today’s residents are the lucky heirs to a rich agricultural history wherein Alameda’s founders planted orchards and farms.

Read More