BioBlitz 2014: volunteers have 24 hours, from noon Friday through noon Saturday, to inventory living things - plants, animals, insects, fungi, even bacteria - in the vast Golden Gate National Recreation Area. The goal is to add to the park's official species list and to stress the importance of protecting biodiversity.
A new consortium, dubbed the 'Tamalpais Lands Collaborative" or TLC, will see the National Park Service, California State Parks, the Marin Municipal Water District and Marin County join forces to nurture and help restore Mount Tamalpais in the coming years.
Four government agencies and a nonprofit support group--the National Park Service, California State Parks, the Marin Municipal Water District and the county of Marin--have bonded together in an unusual agreement to help preserve and protect Mount Tamalpais, Marin County's signature mountain.
Muir Beach will be once again open to the public after undergoing a six-month, $4 million revamp.
The Marin County beach reopened Saturday after getting a $4 million facelift that includes a new parking lot, new restrooms, restored wetlands and an extended bridge overlooking the wetlands, according to the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy.