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The Bee Tree Was NOT Saved

Sadly, the bee tree was a casualty of the tree destruction that was going on. We had understood that the bee-friends of  San Francisco had talked to the SFRPD, and they agreed that the stump would be cut off at … Continue reading

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Still More Trees Going Down in Glen Canyon

We’re continuing to document the work at the Elk Street entrance of Glen Canyon. Here are some recent pictures. It looks like what it was – a logged worksite where lately there were trees and bushes. We hope the realigned … Continue reading

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Trail Construction and Destruction Starts in Glen Canyon

The trail work has started in Glen Canyon. What’s happening now seems reasonable; they are widening and flattening a popular trail, and adding native plants. However, it also apparently involves “decommissioning” a social trail (the dark orange line on the … Continue reading

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More Trees Gone in Glen Canyon

The tree-felling continues – up the slope above Alms Road, and around the Recreation Center. The wooded feeling of the Elk entrance and the area surrounding the Rec Center is gone. Here are photographs from Ron Proctor, documenting the ongoing … Continue reading

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Day 3: The Century-old Trees are Still Going Down

This article is reproduced from SFForest.net It’s Day 3 of the tree-felling at Glen Canyon Park.  This video shows one huge tree, 133 years old, going down: [HERE’s the link.] And here, for those who cannot bear to watch the … Continue reading

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The Second Day of Tree-felling at Glen Canyon

The line of ancient eucalyptus trees at the Elk Street entrance to Glen Canyon Park  is being destroyed. HERE is a link to a Youtube video on the second day of the tree-felling. Below is a selection of still pictures … Continue reading

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The Trees are Being Felled – Now

Even as we write, the tree-felling has started in Glen Canyon. First to go will be the line of grand old eucalyptus trees, over a century old, at the Elk Street entrance. This is despite the fact that the audience … Continue reading

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Glen Canyon Park: Another Appeal Submitted

Edited to Add: The appeal described below was ruled “untimely.” This left the possibility of legal action by the environmental group WiserParks (formerly known as ForestForestForever), which they decided not to pursue for practical reasons. Environmental group ForestForestForever has submitted … Continue reading

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Glen Canyon’s Updated Planting Plan – Nov 1, 2012

Yesterday, we obtained a new Master Planting Plan for Glen Canyon Park.  Nearly half are still shrubs and small trees. Still, it’s an improvement over the previous one, dated May 2012. It actually has some tall trees in it [Edited … Continue reading

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Glen Canyon Park: These Trees are Targets (Photos)

It’s started. SF Rec and Park have posted signs indicating some of the trees that are to be chopped down. The comment period is open until October 15.  Here are some of the trees that will be felled. If you … Continue reading

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