Tag Archives: San Francisco Recreations and Parks Department

Canyon Disappointments – by Tony Holiday

Tony Holiday is a trekker and blogger based in San Francisco. He recently re-visited Glen Canyon, and was disappointed with the destruction he saw there. This post is re-published (with minor edits) from his blog, Stairways are Heaven . Visit … Continue reading

Posted in Felling Trees, General, Impacting Wildlife | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Glen Canyon Park: Nine Months after Tree Destruction

This article has been reprinted from the San Francisco Forest Alliance’s website. Video update to the Glen Canyon Park tree demolition project San Francisco’s Wreck and Park Department is now calling this “The Glen Canyon Playground and Tennis Court Project“. … Continue reading

Advertisement

Posted in Felling Trees | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Glen Canyon Trails Project : 31 Trees Will be Cut in September

SF Recreation and Parks Department is stepping up the Trails project in Glen Canyon. By the time you read this, they may already have posted notices for removal of 31 trees that they say have been assessed as “Hazardous.” The … Continue reading

Posted in Felling Trees | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Glen Park Rec Center: The Next Phase

Finally, the Glen Park Recreation Center is getting what the neighbors really wanted – a makeover for the old building. We attended a meeting held by SF Rec & Parks’ Capital Planning about this phase of the project. About 30 … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Glen Canyon Trees – Why We Should Have Saved Them, and Where It’s At Now

We’re bringing you two videos that together will take under ten minutes of your time: One made some months ago, when the trees in the picture still dappled the hillside with their shadows; and a recent one that follows up … Continue reading

Posted in Felling Trees | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Impacting Wildlife | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Felling Trees | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Trail Work Begins in Glen Canyon Park

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

Posted in Natural Areas Program | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Felling Trees | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Felling Trees | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment