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SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department is praising President Obama’s call for a fully-funded Land and Water Conservation Fund at the $900 million annual level in his 2017 budget, released today. The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) is an important source of funding for local … Continue reading
SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, in partnership with the Port of San Francisco, is hosting the 2016 Greenagers graduation, a youth program that educates the next generation of community leaders to raise awareness and promote civic engagement to build a greener environment for a sustainable … Continue reading
SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced today the opening of the south side of Mission Dolores Park after its recent renovation. This marks the opening of the entire park after the north side opened in June 2015. This $20.5 million renovation is made possible by the 2008 Clean … Continue reading
SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department today announced the successful result of the Eco Pop-up pilot program at Mission Dolores Park. Since its launch in June 2015, the Eco Pop-up diverted more than 68% of waste collected to recycling and compost from the summer through early October. The … Continue reading
SAN FRANCISCO – During the grayest days of winter, nature stages a one-of-a-kind disruption every year at San Francisco Botanical Garden (SFBG) as more than 100 magnolias, many rare and historic, defy the gloom and erupt into a riot of pink and white blossoms. Velvety silver buds on the often bare … Continue reading
SAN FRANCISCO – Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, the Bayview YMCA and SF Rec and Park hosted a Healthy Community Day and Park Beautification event in honor of MLK Day of Service on January 16. This annual event mobilized 100 volunteers to spend the morning making critical improvements to the park. … Continue reading
SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced today the beginning of renovation for Hilltop Park — located in the heart of the Bayview neighborhood and in close proximity to Hunters View, Hunters Point East/West, and Westbrook public housing. The project is a partnership between the Department … Continue reading