ecology http://kalw.org en Sharks of the San Francisco Bay http://kalw.org/post/sharks-san-francisco-bay <div class="yiv1500441037MsoNormal" id="yui_3_2_0_1_133281896267798" style="background-color: white; font-size: 12pt"><p>They are the Bay&#39;s majestic apex predators, critical to the aquatic food web and leading indicators of the health of the entire Bay ecosystem. Yet,&nbsp;relatively little is known about the eleven species of shark who call the San Francisco Bay home.&nbsp;What is the size, range, and biology of each of these populations? Tue, 20 Mar 2012 15:12:39 +0000 City Visions 7767 at http://kalw.org Sharks of the San Francisco Bay Historically smart land design http://kalw.org/post/historically-smart-land-design <p>California&#39;s outer coast once boasted 27 miles of Bay Area beaches. Up until the 20th Century, these beaches provided a natural buffer for the inner land areas; then came freeways, airports and downtowns. KALW&#39;s Ben Trefny spoke with Robin M. Grossinger, Senior Scientist and Historical Ecology Program Director at the <a href="http://www.sfei.org/">San Francisco Estuary Institute</a> about California beaches, landscape heritage and how some of these areas have rebuilt themselves.</p> Tue, 13 Mar 2012 00:22:30 +0000 Ben Trefny 7333 at http://kalw.org Historically smart land design