Tag Archives: oxalis

Garlon v. Oxalis – in 10 Easy Slides

. . . . . . . .. . . . . .

Posted in "Natural" Areas Program, Applies Pesticides | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Mt Davidson: Toxic Garlon, Felled Trees

On a recent trip to Mount Davidson, a visitor saw that Garlon had been sprayed on oxalis. The Natural Resources Department (NRD, formerly Natural Areas Program) is the most frequent user of pesticides in San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department … Continue reading

Posted in "Natural" Areas Program, Applies Pesticides | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

San Francisco RPD Map of Responsibility Areas for Pesticides (and Unrecorded Spraying)

If you’ve every wondered – as we have – which section a particular playground or park falls under, this map will help. This also determines who within San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department (SFRPD) is responsible for pesticide use in … Continue reading

Posted in "Natural" Areas Program, Applies Pesticides, Ruins Habitat | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

San Francisco Herbicides 2015: Why Better Isn’t Good Enough

We have some nearly good news. After years of increasing pesticide until 2014, the 2015 data shows Natural Areas Program (NAP) again used less herbicides than in the year before – though they applied it more often. The volume of … Continue reading

Posted in "Natural" Areas Program, Applies Pesticides | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Five Reasons it’s Okay to Love Oxalis – and Stop Poisoning It

The oxalis season is over, and the perky yellow flowers have vanished for another year. These Bermuda buttercups will be back next year to herald the spring, bringing joy to those who love them, irritation to those who hate them, … Continue reading

Posted in "Natural" Areas Program, Applies Pesticides | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments