San Jose’s Measure B, on the ballot in the June 5 election, could have far-reaching implications for civic governance
Three Bay Area counties —Santa Clara, Sonoma and Santa Cruz — have found a way to put these values of nature onto a balance sheet.
Filmmaker Steve Dunsky usually spends his time behind the camera not in front of it. Now and then, however, he steps into public view. As one of the main creative forces behind the 50th anniversary celebration of the Wilderness Act … Read more
The tide may be finally turning against the use of drift gillnets off California waters. WARNING: Disturbing images.
California’s new fracking law is the first of its kind in the nation to regulate this method of tight oil extraction.
GGNRA is under pressure to join growing number of national parks that ban the sale of plastic water bottles.
Limits on commercial dog walkers in the Presidio has some nature lovers questioning: Should they be allowed at all?
Due to looming city budget cuts, SF Mayor Ed Lee recently produced a budget package that cut $300,000 from street tree care. The proposal would shift the city’s responsibility for 24,000 trees in front of private property onto the property owners over the next seven years.
Every year in North America, a billion birds die by colliding with windows, buildings, and communication towers. Many of these deaths could be avoided by doing things like tinting windows and turning off lights between dusk and dawn. A proposed new city policy, would aim to better protect birds in San Francisco, which has more than 400 bird species and sits right on the Pacific Flyway.
The ongoing debate over protected species at San Francisco’s Sharp Park golf course in Pacifica seems to have accelerated a long-simmering effort to enact a citywide biodiversity policy. But with enactment two years away, Sharp Park’s fate may be decided before the new rules take effect.