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Fight for Daly City Dunes

October 26, 2012 by Aleta George

Remnant dunes in Daly City hint at the long-lost sands of San Francisco. And the folks at San Bruno Mountain Watch would like to keep it that way, despite proposals to build houses here.

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San Bruno Mountain Watch

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

This group's mission is to protect San Bruno Mountain's native American village sites and endangered habitats from further destruction by invasive plants and urban development.

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Friends of 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.

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SF Premier of San Bruno Mt. Film Butterflies & Bulldozers

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.

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Last Dance on San Bruno Mountain

January 01, 2011 by Linda Watanabe McFerrin

Linda Watanabe-McFerrin goes in search of rare butterflies on San Bruno Mountain, an island of native habitat besieged by subdivisions, roads, and invasive weeds.

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EndangerBus Feature: Mission Blue Butterfly

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.

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Development Threatens San Bruno Mountain Butterflies

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.

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Fire on the Mountain

October 01, 2009 by John Muir Laws

A year after fire burned through two canyons on San Bruno Mountain, artist Jack Laws visited to see how different fire intensities left their mark on the plants of Buckeye and Owl canyons.

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The Making of a Naturalist’s Notebook

September 01, 2009 by Daniel McGlynn

Watch artist Jack Laws as he illustrates a page about fire on SanBruno Mountain for the October-December 2009 issue of ...

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The San Bruno Mountain Green Force

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.

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