Archive for the ‘Conservation’ Category

Dog Management in the GGNRA

January 6th, 2014

Golden Gate Audubon has long advocated for reasonable management of on- and off-leash dogs in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA). Current dog-related recreation is managed under the 1979 Pet Policy, which is not a legal regulation and which ...Read More

Oakland’s bird-safe building rules in the SF Chronicle

July 10th, 2013

The S.F. Chronicle ran a nice story on July 8th on Oakland’s new bird-safe building rules, which Golden Gate Audubon suggested and helped develop.

You can read the Chronicle story here.

Or click here for our blog post on the ...Read More

Sharp Park Restoration in San Francisco – Mayor Vetoes

December 20th, 2011

On December 19, 2011 San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee vetoed proposed legislation to restore Sharp Park.

This legislation which was sponsored by Supervisor Avalos was supported by 36 community and environmental groups and approved by the Board of Supervisors.

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Beach Chalet Soccer Fields in Golden Gate Park

November 28th, 2011

The SF Recreation and Parks Dept. is proposing to replace 9 acres of open, naturally-growing grass in Golden Gate Park with synthetic turf and to install several 60-foot tall lights that will illuminate the western end of Golden Gate Park ...Read More

Bird the Bay Trail in December

November 22nd, 2011

Our Birding the Bay Trail Docents will be back on the trail in December. 

You can learn from the docents about the birds on these dates:

  • Thursday, December 8th from 10:30am-12:30pm at the Hoffman Marsh in Richmond, CA.
  • Saturday, December
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Celebrate Urban Birds at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology

November 15th, 2011

Celebrate Urban Birds at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology invites organizations and educators to apply for mini-grants to help fund neighborhood event in communities everywhere.  To apply for a mini-grants, please visit their website.  For more information, please contact ...Read More

2011 State of the Birds Report

November 7th, 2011

The State of the Birds Report for San Francisco Bay, 2011 was just released by the Point Reyes Bird Observatory and San Francisco Bay Joint Venture.  Click here to read more....Read More