San Francisco’s Fragmented Ecosystems

Wild Equity Institute Office 474 Valencia St, Suite 295, San Francisco, CA, United States

San Francisco has 32 pockets of undeveloped land set aside for the preservation of the natural world. These pockets hold the last remnants of wildness once found across the lands where we now live, but do we have room in our parks and our hearts for nature in this city? Please join Brent Plater, executive […]

Western Snowy Plover Walk About!

Ocean Beach at Pacheco St. 1998 Great Hwy, , San Francisco, CA, United States

*Sunday, Feb. 28, 9:00am – 11:00am:* Join the Wild Equity Institute for a leisurely walk along Ocean Beach to search for the threatened Western Snowy Plover. We'll be meeting at 9 am in order to coincide with low tide—this should give us the best chance of spotting the Plover as well as other shorebirds. The […]

Finding San Francisco’s Lost Species: The Franciscan Manzanita

Baker Beach North Parking Lot Battery Chamberlin Rd, , San Francisco, CA, United States

*Saturday, March 5, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm:* Although there are over 100 species and subspecies of manzanita, until 2009, it was thought that San Francisco's own manzanita, the Franciscan Manzanita, had gone extinct. The Franciscan manzanita is a subtly charming flowering shrub found nowhere else on Earth. Its tragic history is filled with heroic […]

Stop the Sharp Park Golf Course Bailout

UPDATED: Thursday, December 15, 1pm, San Francisco City Hall Room 400: Join us at a San Francisco Planning Commission and Recreation and Park Commission joint meeting where the commissioners will vote on a taxpayer funded bailout of the money-losing, endangered species-killing Sharp Park Golf Course. This meeting will likely be a long one: we need […]