Earth Day, April 22, is soon approaching and we’re collaborating with Earth Day San Francisco and SF Rec and Park for an Earth Day San Francisco Cleanup in Golden Gate Park. Volunteers will help clean in GGP and the surrounding Inner Sunset neighborhood, and help gardeners with tree/plant maintenance in the park. Stay afterwards for the Earth Day SF festival and expo.
Letter to the Editor: Preserve the Darkness of the Night’s Sky
Ben Davis, who is responsible for bringing us the Bay Lights, is looking for more money. $11 million is needed to keep the lights on and he’s out there trying to raise it. Davis and his organization, Illuminate, put lights up all over the place, especially in Golden Gate Park.
Letter to the Editor: Message of Hope for Our Environment
On Oct. 21, 2022, the California Native Plant Society (CNPS) held its Annual Conference in San Jose. Key take-aways include reevaluating our relationship with the land, Native American engagement, habitat for biodiversity on private and public land, and non-native plants and invasive weeds taking up spaces where native plants used to grow. As a member of CNPS and the Center for Biological Diversity, I have a message of hope to share.
Refuse Refuse Strives for a Litter-Free San Francisco
Refuse Refuse is a grassroots campaign working to keep the streets of San Francisco clean since its inception in March 2021.
Letter to the Editor: Paving at the Polo Field
I’ve been scratching my head and wondering if there are any smart environmentalists left in the SF Recreation and Park Department. Pouring more concrete anywhere in the world adds to the green house gas emissions and sends the wrong signal.
Letter to the Editor: Keep Newly Planted Trees Healthy
The City can only do so much to keep these newly planted trees watered enough to ensure their continued growth. It would be satisfying to see more residents make a concerted effort to keep these trees alive and healthy with some maintenance …
Letter to the Editor: Exploring the Benefits of a Dark Night Sky
There is more at stake in reducing artificial light than exploring the universe, important as that is.
Commentary: Julie Pitta
You might have seen him peddling through the neighborhood: A handsome, silver-haired gent on a bicycle festooned with colorful streamers and flags, pulling a handmade wooden trailer.
Letter to the Editor: SF Needs to Prepare for Sea Level Rise
Climate Central’s “Picturing Our Future” makes it clear that sea level rise will flood large areas of SF.
Sunset’s Garden for the Environment Shares Composting Tips
in the City’s green bins for composting, but Chris Krupa says there is a better way to compost.
Press Release: Sunset District Resident Receives ‘Young Eco-Hero’ Award
Amelia Fortgang, a 16-year-old who lives on Frederick Street in the Sunset District, won third place in the 15- to 16-year-old category for her project, Bay Area Youth Climate Summit.
Press Release: 37th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day Sept. 18
The California Coastal Commission is proud to announce that the 37th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day will return to in-person gatherings at sites around the state this Sept. 18.
Letter to the Editor: Commit to Cutting Climate Pollution
We need to solve the climate emergency, not just put another bandage on it.
Letter to the Editor: Sinkhole Threatens Environmental Efforts at 15th and Quintara
The richest habitat site in the Corridor is a large stairway garden at 15th Avenue and Quintara Street, which neighbors and NTC have cared for since 2008.
Commentary: Children Face Serious Environmental Health Risks at Schools
Parents and their children should know: How many schools have tire crumb playing fields and how long have they been there?