Tag Archives: critical habitat

Seeing Red Over Green Shrub (WSJ article)

Plan to Create an Urban Federal Preserve for the Manzanita Sparks Some Opposition GUEST POST:  By JIM CARLTON,  WSJ SAN FRANCISCO—In order to protect and restore an endangered species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service sets aside “critical habitats” in places … 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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