Tag Archives: Trees

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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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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“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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