Tag Archives: Glen Canyon Park

When the First Glen Canyon Bee Hive was Killed – November 2011

This article is from SaveSutro (republished with permission), about the destruction of the first feral bee hive in October 2011. This was going to be a post about the San Francisco Natural Areas Program (SF NAP) destroying a hive of … 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 Work Begins in Glen Canyon Park

The trail work has begun in Glen Canyon Park. Here are some photographs:

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Days 4 and 5 of the Tree-Felling

It’s nearly finished now. The line of grand old eucalyptus trees are mostly stumps. Here are some photographs from Days 4 and 5 of the tree-demolition. There’s also a video of one magnificent tree going down. It’s called Remembrance, and … 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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Speak Up: Rec & Park Glen Canyon Renovation Meeting – 7Jan 2013

[This article is also posted on SFForest.net] This is your chance to ask the tough questions about the Glen Canyon Park Renovation Project—poor community process, piecemeal tree removals, wasteful spending that squanders much of the $5.8 million, or anything else … 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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The “Hazardous” Trees of Glen Canyon

[Note: This article has been edited for clarity and to add the video clip of Dennis Kern of SFRPD misstating the number and hazard of the trees.] The latest information for the number of trees to be removed very soon … Continue reading

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Glen Canyon Trees: Decoding the Arborist’s Reports

In September 2012, we published our analysis of the tree-felling expected in Glen Canyon. A new arborists’ report dated October 1, 2012 changes the numbers.  It now recommends cutting down nearly 150 trees – still a lot, but an improvement … Continue reading

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The Birds of Glen Canyon Park

Janet Kessler, wildlife photographer, has taken a series of pictures of the birds of Glen Canyon Park. They range in size from the tiny hummingbirds and bushtits to the handsome owls and  hawks. Click HERE to go to a page … Continue reading

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