Solutions in Natural San Francisco

In the heart of the city, San Francisco has astounding biological diversity

San Francisco is located in a global biodiversity hotspot. Our city contains dozens of natural ecological communities, harboring a diversity of birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians, rare and endangered species, and over 450 native plants.

Try the San Francisco Plant Finder, a website for gardeners, designers, ecologists and anyone who is interested in greening neighborhoods and enhancing our urban ecology.
Try the San Francisco Plant Finder, a website for gardeners, designers, ecologists and anyone who is interested in greening neighborhoods and enhancing our urban ecology.
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The Gulf of the Farallones Sanctuary, in the Pacific Ocean west of San Francisco have...
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You can go to the Birding Lists Digest – it has a listing of what’s been seen in San Francisco and is kept current by San Francisco birders.
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Native land mammals include gray foxes, coyotes and raccoons...
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Yes, the Natural Areas Program of the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department manages 500 acres in 35 parks that...