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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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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’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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Natural Area Program’s Pretty Propaganda – and Some Truth-Telling

This is republished from SFForest.net The Natural Areas Program’s response to its critics is a very pretty piece of propaganda: This Youtube Video. Please do watch it, it’s under five minutes of lovely images and soothing voice-over. … Only… it’s … Continue reading

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“Reforesting” Glen Canyon with Bushes: What 163 trees?

San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department (SF RPD) has been claiming that it will plant 163 trees to replace the 58 trees it currently plans to fell for the Rec Center (2008 Bond) project that will move the existing tennis … Continue reading

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Support for the Trees: Glen Park Association Meeting Oct 2012

We’d like to thank Michael Rice and Sally Ross of the Glen Park Association for holding an open and well-run meeting last night, 18 Oct 2012. A number of topics were discussed, but the most important from our point of … Continue reading

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