Thu July 17, 2014
Health, Science, Environment

Preserving open space on the Peninsula

Meadowlark Trail in the Arastradero Preserve.
Ho John Lee


With redevelopment happening in places like San Francisco’s Hunter’s Point waterfront, and Oakland’s new Brooklyn Basin project along the shoreline, it can look like a lot of our natural landscape will turn into shiny residential towers.

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Thu January 23, 2014
Health, Science, Environment

Meet Golden Gate Park’s hairiest denizens

The bison of Golden Gate Park.
Laura Klivans

Betsy. Buttercup. Bambi. Those are not Disney characters but three of the eight female bison that live at the bison paddock in Golden Gate Park. Sarah King, the primary bison keeper, introduces me to them one afternoon. She works with fellow hoofstock fan, Jim Nappi, Curator of Hoofstock and Marsupials at the San Francisco Zoo. Nappi says he and King share a love for bison. 

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