Latest from San Bruno Mountain
July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature
Friends of San Bruno Mountain provides educational opportunities at San Bruno Mountain State and County Park, restores habitat for endangered plants and animals, and builds appreciation of the unique San Bruno Mountain ecosystem through publications and hands-on community activities.
March 02, 2011 by Victoria Schlesinger
Many people living in the Bay Area know very little about San Bruno Mountain — the massive, bald hill just south of San Francisco.The surprising story of this largest undeveloped landmass in the urban U.S. is told in the documentary Butterflies & Bulldozers, showing this week at the first San Francisco Green Film Festival.
December 23, 2010 by Bay Nature Staff
If you’re lucky some spring day in a few small patches of land near San Francisco, you may catch the glint of a male mission blue butterfly’s iridescent wings. If you are so fortunate, thank the determined conservationists who’ve been working to protect a small butterfly from big threats.
January 25, 2010 by Donna Whitmarsh
It’s an old story. Another species that once flourished is being pushed to extinction by modern human encroachment. The callippe silverspot has been gradually pushed into a few remaining islands of habitat, including San Bruno Mountain south of San Francisco. Critics say a long-simmering development proposal threatens that habitat.
August 11, 2009 by Nicola DeRobertis-Theye
Is it possible to find a summer job that lets you be outside, learn new skills, get educated about the area’s environmental richness and gives you the occasional free sandwich? Some Bay Area teens did just that. This summer crews of local youth are working in parks all over the Bay Area, thanks to federal stimulus money.