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San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR)

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

SPUR is a member-supported nonprofit that has become a serious player in every major planning process in San Francisco, working on behalf of sound city planning, transit, and intelligent land use. In 2009, SPUR opened a new public center right in the Yerba Buena District south of Market.

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Reservoirs

July 01, 2003 by Gordy Slack

Lakes aren’t a natural feature of the coast range landscape. But since cities need places to store drinking water, we drowned some valleys for reservoirs. While precious creek habitat was lost, these man-made lakes now draw bald eagles and other wildlife, as well as thousands of human visitors for swimming, fishing, boating and other summer pastimes.

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