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Mystery Goo Identified

Feb 19,2015

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife announced that the mysterious gray goo that killed 170 seabirds along the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay last month contained a mixture of non-petroleum-based fats and synthetic oils.

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Courtesy photoGolden Gate Audubon members join Alameda bird lovers and staff from the East Bay Regional Park District to display one of the signs recently installed on Crown Beach. The signs call attention to the snowy plovers roosting on the shoreline.

Snowy Plovers Come to Roost

Mar 13,2014

Park district has taken measures to protect birds

Joggers, picnickers and birdwatchers at Alameda’s Crown Beach will notice a recent installation in the landscape: cautionary signs that instruct beachgoers to stay at least 20 feet away from the roosting snowy plovers.

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