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Quesada Gardens Initiative

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

What do you do when the block you live on has been so choked with drugs, addicts, and violent crime that no one seems to remember better days? In 2002, retired residents Annette Smith and Karl Paige started planting flowers and vegetables here and there around the block, and changed the world. The Quesada Gardens Initiative (QGI) is the 100% resident-led movement that Annette’s and Karl’s act of love ignited. Still producing unprecedented results - visible, sustained change with little funding in a place where the priciest government programs often disappoint - the heart of Bayview boasts a safe and beautiful oasis.

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Literacy for Environmental Justice

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Literacy for Environmental Justice (LEJ) is an urban environmental education and youth empowerment organization created specifically to address the unique ecological and social concerns of Bayview Hunters Point, San Francisco, and the surrounding communities of Mission, Potrero Hill, Visitacion Valley, and Excelsior.

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Deciding the Future of Candlestick Point Recreation Area

July 12, 2010 by Leigh Michael

This Wednesday, July 14, California State Parks officials are convening a public meeting to examine the future of Candlestick Point State Recreation Area. Candlestick, to most people, means football, but the state recreation area just beyond the stadium is noteworthy in its own right: It was the first state park ever created specifically to serve an urban population, and it sits across South Basin from Hunters Point and draws many visitors from the industrial city's southeast waterfront.

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Growing a Greenway in Hunters Point

April 01, 2006 by Wanda Sabir

On San Francisco's southeastern waterfront, Heron's Head Park hosts nesting avocets, nature education programs, and the seeds of a revitalized city Bay shore.

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Hunters Point Power Plant Controversy

April 01, 2006 by Scarth Locke

On Wednesday, March 15, the San Francisco Public Power Commission voted unanimously to close the aging Hunters Point power plant ...

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Wildlife Surveys at Bayview-Hunters Point

October 01, 2004 by Christine Sculati

In one of the most environmentally degraded places on the eastern shore of San Francisco, you would not expect to ...

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