Looking southwest from Montara Mountain. | Photo by Robert John White

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From the Bottom Up at Mountain Lake

With San Francisco’s Mountain Lake once again clean enough to support native species, its managers are reintroducing the basic building blocks of a healthy ecosystem.

Keeping Watch on the Bay

When hundreds of surf scoters and other ducks wintering on San Francisco Bay were found coated with a baffling “mystery goo” a few weeks ago, San Francisco Baykeeper was one of the first organizations on the scene.

Learning to Love the Presidio’s Ancient Dune Ecosystem

Ecologists hope that by reviving a rare dune ecosystem, the public will come to appreciate it as much as the forest.

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