Nature

EV staff field trip to Los Trancos

EV staff field trip to Los Trancos

We offer an Earthquake Field Trip to Los Trancos to our school and homeschool groups so they can learn more about Earthquakes on location. Teachers, learn more about this program here! Our staff...

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Why Does Wildlife Matter?

Why Does Wildlife Matter?by: Allison Cheng“Each species is a masterpiece, a creation assembled with extreme care and genius.”E.O. WilsonDid you know that tiny krill can have as much of an impact on...

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Why do wetlands matter?

Why do wetlands matter?by Allison ChengCharleston Slough, Mountain ViewWhy Do Wetlands Matter? Today’s public opinions on wetlands are as diverse as the plant and animal species they shelter....

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Slime Mold

Slime MoldBy: EV StaffImagine taking a Bay Area winter hike and seeing this:Photo by: Kelly Graham (“eggs”)What you’re looking at are unrelated eukaryotic organisms informally called Slime Mold, a...

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It’s an Entangled Life for Fungi

It’s an Entangled Life for FungiThe “Entangled Life” by Merlin Sheldrake is a book about fungi and its effect in the world. As many people learn when they take biology in high school, nature and...

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Nature Poetry and beyond

Nature Poetry and beyondHi everyone! My name is Maya Xu, and I’m a current senior at Crystal Springs Uplands School. I started at Crystal when I moved to the Bay Area from Hong Kong in 9th grade,...

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The wide world of deer

The wide world of deerAs we continue into this holiday season, I am amazed by the effects that the weather takes on our surrounding wilderness. What better animal to kick off the festivities than...

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Assembling California by John McPhee

Assembling California by John McPheeView of San Andreas Fault from Monte Bello Preserve. Photo by Judy KramerEV Book Club selection, July 2020This is the story of how the land we live on came to be....

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