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A new oasis in southeast San Francisco

October 11, 2012 by Dhyana Levey

In a polluted industrial area in southeast San Francisco, city agencies and naturalists are carving out a series of oases along the San Francisco Bay meant to bring back wildlife and visitors.

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Heron’s Head Park

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

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

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LEJ’s SF EcoCenter Wins EPA Environmental Justice Award

January 28, 2011 by R. Adam Chasey

Nestled deep in the Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood among a tallow rendering plant, a wastewater treatment facility, a concrete plant, and one of the state's largest Superfund sites, the EcoCenter built by Literacy for Environmental Justice may just be the Bay Area's most innovative green building. And the federal EPA agrees.

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Environmental Education Off the Grid

January 01, 2010 by Aleta George

San Francisco’s first fully off-the-grid building comes to Bayview-Hunters Point, thanks to the nonprofit Literacy for Environmental Justice. The new EcoCenter is a working model of sustainability in a neighborhood that knows firsthand the costs of conventional waste management and power generation.

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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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Literacy for Environmental Justice’s Living Classroom

July 01, 2003 by Leah Messinger

The urban environmental education and youth empowerment organization Literacy for Environmental Justice (LEJ) is about to begin construction work on ...

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