Mark Berger was walking his standard poodle, Niko, in the Berkeley Hills on Monday night when a high-pitched animal call took them by surprise. He has shared his audio recording of the encounter with Berkeleyside.
A coalition of students and residents is creating quite a buzz for more bee-friendly habitat in Berkeley.
Peregrine falcons have nested on the Campanile for three years running, and this year, thanks to a live webcam and social media, people from around the world watched falcon chicks hatch and learn to fly.
We checked in with EBRPD naturalist Ashley Adams to get the lowdown on how to deal with these potentially dangerous creatures.
After months of being glued to every move made by a family of peregrine falcons on the UC Berkeley campus, the two chicks that hatched in April have fledged.
Watch's Berkeleyside's "Facebook Live" where our readers posed questions to two falcon experts who run the Cal Falcons Facebook page.
As a city got ready to welcome peregrine falcon chicks to the top of the Campanile tower (two arrived Wednesday!), Berkeleyside chatted with two experts about these mesmerizing birds of prey.
More than 60 steelhead trout were killed in Berkeley's Codornices Creek recently, likely as a result of 20 gallons of foam retardant used to extinguish a garbage truck fire in early April, authorities report.
One community member surveyed the area from Eighth Street to San Pablo Avenue "and photographed around 60+ dead fish" after firefighters had to use foam to put out a garbage truck fire on Rose Street on Wednesday.
All the activities of two falcons that have made Cal their temporary home for the second year, including the eventual hatching of their eggs, can be watched live via two webcams.
The burrowing owls that make Cesar Chavez Park their winter home are bringing together dog owners and bird fans to enforce leash laws to protect the rare birds.
A pair that raised its young atop Berkeley’s bell tower for the past two years, and is expected to have chicks again soon, can now be observed 24/7 by anyone in the world.