Urban Nature

Owl, a shuttle and Treasure Island

December 19, 2012
  • Male in pair of great-horned owls who’ve long nested in Glen Park died of rat poison. [Forest Knolls]
  • Muir Wood shuttle will probably increase to $4 in the spring. [Marin Independent Journal]
  • San Francisco releases new guidelines for installing recycled water systems. [San Francisco Examiner]
  • San Francisco turning burned-down historic building near San Francisco Zoo into an open space area. [Bay City News]
  • California posts first fracking regulations, including chemical disclosure and testing/monitoring requirements. [San Jose Mercury News]
  • Judge rules planned Treasure Island development got proper environmental review. [Bay Citizen]
  • San Francisco’s Carbon Fund program can find enough local carbon offset projects to invest in. [San Francisco Examiner]
  • To avoid holiday layoffs, feds give Drakes oysters a little more time to remove operations. [Marin Independent Journal]


About the Author

Alison Hawkes was a Bay Nature editor from 2011-2017. Before Bay Nature she worked in journalism for more than a decade as a former newspaper reporter turned radio producer turned web editor with each rendition bringing her closer to her dream of covering environmental issues. She co-founded Way Out West, a site dedicated to covering Bay Area environmental news.

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