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Even Worse Than Natural Areas Program?

If you’ve been concerned, as we are, about the Natural Areas Program and the proposed Management Plan (the SNRAMP) that would cut down 18,500 healthy trees, use large amounts of toxic herbicides, and restrict access to families and pets – … Continue reading

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The Logic of Ecological Change – Prof Art Shapiro

Recently, UC Davis Professor Art Shapiro gave a talk at the Commonwealth Club.  It was a tour-de-force. He described it as a very quick resume of a course he’s been teaching for 40 years at UC Davis. The takeaway: The … Continue reading

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What is Biodiversity?

There’s been a lot of talk of ‘biodiversity’ in San Francisco recently. The city’s ‘Recreation and Open Space Element’ (ROSE) mentions it without clearly defining it. The Natural Areas Program claims to preserve it. There’s a new position, the Director … Continue reading

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