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Inserting Endangered Manzanita in City Parks – A Call to Action

Recently, the Franciscan Manzanita has been declared an endangered species. Though readily available in plant nurseries, it does not exist in the wild. One specimen was found on Doyle Drive during the reconstruction work there, and has now been declared … Continue reading

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Franciscan manzanita is now an endangered species

Last week US Fish & Wildlife announced that Franciscan manzanita is now an endangered species. In 2009 the single plant known to exist in the wild was discovered during the reconstruction of Doyle Drive. It was transplanted to an undisclosed … Continue reading

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