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The redwoods in Muir Woods provide ideal Coho Salmon habitat, providing woody debris to protect young salmon in the creeks and keeping them shaded and cool. But the Coho in Muir Woods Redwood Creek are endangered, and local biologists and volunteers are working to protect the salmon and restore their habitat.

San Francisco Chronicle

Betty Lou Vickery, 93, lived on Alcatraz when it was a military prison, visits the Island again.

San Francisco Examiner

The Presidio Nursery gets a new seed and plant lab, marking the first step towards a new stewardship and sustainability Center.

San Francisco Citizen

Rob Hill Campground--San Francisco's only overnight urban campground.

Los Angeles Times

Cavallo Point the Lodge at the Golden Gate just earned LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold (the second-highest level of certification, after platinum) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The Gold certification applies to the entire lodge project, including its historic and new buildings and the overall site. The project's green elements include its use of solar panels in its metal roofing; low-VOC glues, paints and carpets, and materials such as bamboo and recycled wood.