Oakland herons / Salt ponds / Año Neuvo Island
On today's show: The story behind the wild bird noises you might be hearing at Lake Merritt in Oakland. Then, a kite’s eye view of the Bay Area’s vibrant salt ponds and marshes. And, the sounds of a sea life sanctuary.
- Will Oakland’s famous herons ever leave downtown for a new home at Lake Merritt?
- Hey Area: The Bay’s colorful salt ponds are fading, and that’s a good thing
- Audiograph: Año Nuevo Island is off-limits to humans — but not these scientists
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