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February 2016

San Francisco’s Fragmented Ecosystems

February 17, 2016 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wild Equity Institute Office, 474 Valencia St, Suite 295
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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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 director of the Wild Equity Institute, for a photographic exploration of the remaining wild areas in San Francisco, discuss the threats they face, and learn…

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Western Snowy Plover Walk About!

February 28, 2016 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Ocean Beach at Pacheco St., 1998 Great Hwy,
San Francisco, CA 94116 United States
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Western Snowy Plover

*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 Snowy Plover is a small shorebird threatened by human activities and habitat degradation. Join us to see this adorable species in its native habitat and…

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March 2016

Finding San Francisco’s Lost Species: The Franciscan Manzanita

March 5, 2016 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Baker Beach North Parking Lot, Battery Chamberlin Rd,
San Francisco, CA 94129 United States
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*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 acts by botanists striving to keep the species alive. In 1906, the specimens first used to identify the species were rescued from the California Academy…

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December 2016

Stop the Sharp Park Golf Course Bailout

December 15, 2016 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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 you to come early, stay late, and demand that the commissioners oppose this terrible project. A coalition of environmental, environmental justice, social service and neighborhood…

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July 2017

Remembering Rose Braz

July 30, 2017 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Brava Theater, Brava for Women in the Arts, 2781 24th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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As you know, Rose Braz passed away  on May 3rd, more than three years after she had been diagnosed with brain cancer.  We hope you will join us to celebrate Rose's remarkable life on July 30.  There will be 2:30 pm program with reception to follow. Doors open at 2:00 pm.

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