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Sonoma Land Trust

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Since 1976, Sonoma Land Trust has protected more than17,000 acres of beautiful, productive andenvironmentally significant land in and around SonomaCounty. Funded largely by membership contributions,the Land Trust develops land protection strategies,promotes funding for land conservation, acquires landand conservation easements, and promotes a sense ofplace and a land ethic through activities, educationand outreach.

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Santa Clara County Open Space Authority

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Santa Clara County Open Space Authority is an independent special district – rather than a part of county government – and is governed by an elected board of directors. The purpose of the Open Space Authority is to preserve key portions of the natural environment in order to balance continuing urban growth.

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Peninsula Open Space Trust

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) is a leading private, nonprofit land trust dedicated to preserving the beauty, character and diversity of the San Francisco Peninsula landscape. Since its founding in 1977, the organization has been responsible for saving nearly 55,000 acres as permanent open space and parkland in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties.

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Friends of Knowland Park

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Friends of Knowland Park is a group of neighborhood groups, friends, and concerned citizens from throughout the Bay Area brought together by the common desire to preserve the open space of Knowland Park. This open space, owned by the City of Oakland, is slated for development by expansion of the Oakland Zoo, which would cut off access to a large swath of a meadow and a portion of ridgeline.

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Book Review: California’s Wild Gardens

October 01, 2007 by Novella Carpenter

California’s Wild Gardens: A Guide to Favorite Botanical Sites, edited by Phyllis M. Faber, University of California Press, 2005, 248 ...

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Presidio, Past and Present

April 01, 2007 by Jessica Taekman

San Francisco’s Presidio is among the richest historical sites in the Bay region, or perhaps in all of California, a ...

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The Mount Diablo Buckwheat One Year Later

July 01, 2006 by Sue Rosenthal

Botanists and nature lovers celebrated good news this spring as the Mount Diablo buckwheat (Eriogonum truncatum)—presumed extinct until its rediscovery ...

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Eastshore Park, Two Decades in the Making

October 01, 2005 by Sue Rosenthal

Eastshore State Park, an 8.5-mile-long ribbon of East Bay shoreline between the Bay Bridge and Richmond’s Marina Bay, is proof ...

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Letter from the Publisher

July 01, 2003 by David Loeb

A landscape can hold many stories not immediately apparent to the casual visitor, even a thoroughly enchanted one. In January ...

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Saved by Grit and Grace

July 01, 2003 by John Hart

Of course the Marin Headlands--a favorite destination for hikers, bicyclers, birdwatchers, wildflower enthusiasts, and beachgoers--is protected open space. What else could it be? Would you believe...a city of 30,000? It almost was. But thanks to some determined citizens and a little bit of luck, one half of the Golden Gate will remain wild forever.

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