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Can Parks Help Cities Fight Crime?

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This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. The relationship between parks and crime remains the subject of debate. Some scholars say parks and other urban green spaces prevent violence. When vacant … Read more

A Trout Reclaims a River

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A year ago, Stanford University began removing the 120-year-old Lagunita Diversion Dam on San Francisquito Creek, which flows through Palo Alto and Menlo Park. As a result, last spring was the first migration season in over a century wherein California … Read more

Building My Community Through Nature

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It’s Saturday afternoon at Lands End in San Francisco. We are tired from all the weeding, but we feel alive and satisfied. A red-tailed hawk hovers above us, as if to signal that it’s time to end the program. We … Read more

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A New Chapter in the Fight for Point Molate

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Last March, Richmond officials announced that they’d chosen SunCal to develop a housing and renovation project on Point Molate, a small headland just north of the Richmond Bridge. The project has vocal opponents who, among other concerns, worry over the … Read more