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The Natural Areas Plan for Mt Davidson: a Walk with Jacquie Proctor

Most people have no idea that the Natural Areas Program calls for cutting down 1600 trees on Mt Davidson. Jacquie Proctor, the historian of Mt Davidson (who quite literally wrote the book on it), led a tour there last Saturday, … Continue reading

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Natural Areas Pesticides: The Fearsome Four

The Natural Areas Program (NAP) uses four herbicides classified as “Most Hazardous” (Tier I) or “More Hazardous” (Tier II) by San Francisco’s Department of the Environment (DoE): Garlon 4 Ultra (triclopyr) Roundup or Aquamaster (glyphosate) Polaris or Habitat (imazapyr) Milestone … Continue reading

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Mount Davidson’s Garlon Pesticide – Again

The other day, we walked on Mount Davidson. The view from the top was lovely, and in the middle of it was a pesticide sign. It was difficult to read because the moisture had condensed under the plastic. But we … Continue reading

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Three Poisons on Mt Davidson: Garlon, Aquamaster, Milestone Pesticides

Recently, someone sent the San Francisco Forest Alliance this Pesticide Notice. It’s for Mount Davidson, for the end of January/ early February 2012. We found it shocking. Why? It plans on using three of the most toxic pesticides San Francisco … Continue reading

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Watch this Video: SF RPD’s Plan for Mt Davidson Isn’t Pretty

Sometimes, you need to walk it to really understand it. In this short video, Jacquie Proctor does just that on Mount Davidson… she’ll show you some of the actual trees that are going to be cut unless we stop them. … Continue reading

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