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SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department honored Earth Day today in partnership with the EcoCenter at Heron’s Head Park in southeast San Francisco, a long-neglected corner of the city. The Earth Day Coastal Cleanup started at 10a.m. with the cleaning of Heron’s Head and Islais Creek Parks, both operated by … Continue reading
SAN FRANCISCO – Love Dolores and the Surfrider Foundation teamed up at Dolores Park today in honor of Earth Day and to call attention to the impact of cigarette litter on City parks. Cigarette butts are the most littered item in the United States and across the world, with 65 … Continue reading
SAN FRANCISCO – In recognition of Earth Month (April), the National Recreation and Park Association is collaborating with the Walt Disney Company, including Disney Citizenship, ABC Television and ESPN to revitalize parks across the U.S. including one of three parks in San Francisco. Based on online voting, a $20,000 grant … Continue reading
The Crocker Amazon Steps Improvement Project was Funded by the Community Opportunity Fund SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department opened the Prague Street Steps today after a $300,000 improvement project funded by the Community Opportunity Fund (COF), part of the 2008 Clean & Safe Neighborhood Park Bonds. … Continue reading
SAN FRANCISCO — Golden Gate Park, one of the world’s most iconic park destinations, is turning 146 years old on Monday. Nearly a century-and-a-half ago, park engineer William Hammond Hall and master gardener John McLaren carved out an urban oasis from a vast, windswept expanse of sand dunes. The result: a … Continue reading
SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department celebrated the 90th anniversary of the San Francisco Garden Club this morning with the planting of a coast redwood in Golden Gate Park’s Fuchsia Dell. This was the first of 90 trees gifted by the Garden Club that will be … Continue reading
SAN FRANCISCO – On World Water Day, the United Nations’ international observance of water-related issues, the San Francisco Recreation & Park Department is proud to announce its continued reduction of water use over the last three years. In response to the Governor’s declaration of drought and the Public Utilities Commission’s … Continue reading