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Alcatraz Island is a renowned prison — but a horticultural gem?

July 06, 2012 by Elizabeth Laubach

From afar, this windswept island in the middle of the San Francisco Bay appears so rugged that you'd expect to find only century plans and eucalyptus. But Alcatraz is alive with color.

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Kayaks and Breeding Birds at Alcatraz

January 01, 2009 by Aleta George

The nearly vertical cliffs on the western side of Alcatraz Island serve as a nursery for several species of seabirds. ...

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