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2014 has been a challenging year. On December 20, 2013, Rose Braz—Wild Equity’s Chairperson, my wife, and the person I call “the greatest human I’ve ever met” without reservation—had a seizure. That Christmas Eve she was diagnosed with an invasive and aggressive form of brain cancer called glioblastoma. It was the scariest moment we’ve ever […]

Muir Woods Salmon Stroll

You are invited to join the Wild Equity Institute for a hike at Muir Woods to see the threatened Coho Salmon, Central California Coast Evolutionary Significant Unit, and the Steelhead, Central California Coast Distinct Population Segment. Witness the semelparous spawning behavior of the Coho Salmon and take action to help save these imperiled species. The […]

Anniversary Bash: Thanks to everyone who came out!

As you know, 2014 was Wild Equity’s fifth year of building equity around the Bay Area, and last month you, our supporters, came forth to join us in celebration. Happily, the party was a huge success! We enjoyed live music and prizes, there were all kinds of merry-making, and the crowd was rife with animated […]

San Francisco Recreation and Parks Caught Illegally Armoring Sharp Park Beach

March 21, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Brent Plater, Wild Equity Institute, (415) 572-6989Bill McLaughlin, Surfrider Foundation, San Francisco Chapter, (415) 225-4083 San Francisco Recreation and Parks Caught Illegally Armoring Sharp Park Beach Surfrider Foundation Letter Triggers the California Coastal Commission to Act on Unpermitted Armoring at Sharp Park in Pacifica SAN FRANCISCO— In response […]

Endangered Wildlife Bike Ride

Sunday, November 9, 9:30am – 12:30pm: You are invited to join the staff of the Wild Equity Institute on a bike ride through some of San Francisco’s last wildlife habitats. We will search for and learn how to save the endangered species living within the Golden Gate National Parks. We will have the opportunity to […]

State of the City Forum at Modern Times Bookstore Collective

Thursday, October 23, 7:00pm – 9:00pm: This edition of the Modern Times State of the City panel welcomes Brent Plater, Executive Director of the Wild Equity Institute; Richard A. Walker, author of The Atlas of California; and Diane Serafini, bicycle activist to discuss the issues concerning citizens living in a rapidly changing San Francisco. Open […]

Wild Equity Presents at the Oakland Zoo: Twain’s Frog and the Beautiful Serpent

Thursday, 23 October, 12:00pm: The Oakland Zoo’s staff and supporters are welcome to join Wild Equity’s Brent Plater for a photographic exploration of the Bay Area’s best chance to save two wondrous and imperiled animals: the California red-legged frog and the San Francisco garter snake. Wild Equity has identified an opportunity to help these species […]

Western Snowy Plover Walk About

Sunday, October 19, 10:00am – 12:00pm: Join the Wild Equity Institute for a leisurely walk along Ocean Beach to search for the threatened Western Snowy Plover. This small shorebird is threatened by human activities and habitat degradation. Join us to see this adorable species in its native habitat and learn ways that you can help […]

Lit Crawl 2014 Reading – (In)Visibly Green

Saturday, October 18, 6:00pm: Please join Wild Equity and four local authors for the InVisibly Green reading at Lit Crawl 2014. Reconsider the definition of what constitutes nature writing, examine the dominate narrative of the environmental movement, and rethink our relationship with nature. Authors: Carolyn Finney – reading from her book Black Faces, White Spaces: […]

Wild Equity at the Wildlife Conservation Expo!

Wild Equity is an exhibitor at the upcoming Wildlife Conservation Expo. Come by and say hi! buy tickets now, or discover more about the expo. The 2014 Wildlife Conservation Expo is almost here! And we have big news. Dr. Iain Douglas-Hamilton, one of the leading elephant experts in the world, will be coming to the […]

Elite Students Complete Wild Equity/FWS Conservation Internship

Wild Equity Institute Staff Attorney Laura Horton ended a year-long project with the Toyota TogetherGreen fellowship program on August 8, 2014. Laura received a grant from the TTG program in September, 2013, and created a project that brought together high school students and teachers, government land managers, and environmental advocates in an effort to save […]

Rebels with a Cause Movie Screening

Thursday, August 21, 6:30pm: Please join the Wild Equity staff for the screening of the inspiring film Rebels with a Cause. The film follows the story of the people who took on developers to save open space and create two national treasures: Point Reyes National Seashore and the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. View the […]

Muir Woods Salmon Stroll

Sunday, December 14, 11:00am – 1:00pm: You are invited to join the Wild Equity Institute for a hike at Muir Woods to see the threatened Coho Salmon, Central California Coast Evolutionary Significant Unit, and the Steelhead, Central California Coast Distinct Population Segment. Witness the semelparous spawning behavior of the Coho Salmon and take action to […]

Wild Equity Institute Challenges Harmful Sharp Park Water Quality Decision

For Immediate Release, July 24, 2014 Contact:  Laura Horton, lhorton@wildequity.org, Wild Equity Institute, (415) 235-0492 Wild Equity Institute Challenges Harmful Sharp Park Water Quality Decision San Francisco, Calif.—Wild Equity Institute is challenging the Bay Area Regional Water Quality Control Board’s approval of a controversial dredging project led by the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department […]

The Impact of the Bush-era on Migratory Birds

Sunday, July 20, 9:00am: Laura Horton, Wild Equity Institute staff attorney, will discuss how the Fish and Wildlife Service’s Bush-era bird nest policy encourages the destruction of nests. Learn how Wild Equity is fighting to change this disastrous policy and what needs to be done to protect to migratory birds. This is a great event […]

Federal Judge Tells EPA: No More Delays on Wild Equity Institute’s Antioch Dunes Petition

For Immediate Release, July 8, 2014 Contact:  Laura Horton, lhorton@wildequity.org, Wild Equity Institute, (415) 235-0492 Federal Judge Tells EPA: No More Delays on Wild Equity Institute’s Antioch Dunes Petition San Francisco, Calif.—Yesterday a federal court judge ordered the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) to respond to Wild Equity Institute’s concerns over the impacts of PG&E’s power […]

Epic Film Night – Princess Mononoke

Thursday, June 26, 6:30pm: Please join Wild Equity for the anime epic Princess Mononoke. The story follows a warrior’s involvement in the struggle between the supernatural guardians of a forest and the humans who consume its resources. Leonard Klady of Variety said “…is not only more sharply drawn, it has an extremely complex and adult […]

We’re Hiring: Staff Attorney Position Now Open

Staff Attorney Position Position Summary. Wild Equity is hiring a Staff Attorney to manage and prosecute environmental cases in state and federal courts. This full-time position is based in Wild Equity’s San Francisco office, and offers an extraordinary opportunity to join a growing organization and shape its future. To apply for this position, please submit […]

Wild Equity’s Laura Horton Kicks Off Summer Program with Antioch Students to Protect Endangered Butterfly

Wild Equity Staff Attorney Laura Horton kicked off the summer component of her Toyota TogetherGreen project last week at the Antioch Dunes National Wildlife Refuge. The project, funded by a Toyota and National Audubon Society grant, was created to engage high school students in the protection of local endangered species at the Refuge through education […]

Wetland Restoration at Mori Point

Saturday, June 14, 10:00am – 1:00pm: Please join the Wild Equity Institute and the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy for wetland restoration at Mori Point. Mori Point is important habitat for two federally protected animals, the California Red-legged Frog and the San Francisco Garter Snake. The Parks Conservancy requires all volunteers to bring a completed […]

Wild Equity Participates in Release of Injured Baby Herons, Seeks Full Prosecution for Incident

Wild Equity staff participated in a very special event on Saturday, June 7: the release of five juvenile Black-crowned Night Herons, four of which were injured in the Oakland tree trimming incident last month. The event was hosted by our partner Golden Gate Audubon Society as well as International Bird Rescue, the organization that has […]

Dogs, Density, and Natural Areas

Wednesday, May 7, 7:30pm: Join panelists Brent Plater of the Wild Equity Institute, Amber Hasselbring of Nature in the City, master birder Dominik Mosur, and moderator Jason Mark of the Earth Island Journal for a discussion about the issues associated with human density and respectful dog ownership in San Francisco. This is going to be […]

Wild Equity Sues SF Rec. & Park Over Sharp Park Wetland Destruction Project

 For Immediate Release: April 22, 2014 Contact: Brent Plater, Wild Equity Institute, (415) 572-6989 Conservation Groups Sue San Francisco’s Recreation and Park Department Over Controversial Sharp Park Golf Course Wetland Destruction Project   SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — The Wild Equity Institute, Sequoia Audubon Society, and Save the Frogs sued Mayor Edwin Lee and the San Francisco Recreation & […]

Wild Equity Institute Sues EPA for Failing to Curb PG&E Pollution in Antioch

For Immediate Release, March 26, 2014 Contact:  Laura Horton, lhorton@wildequity.org, Wild Equity Institute, (415) 235-0492 Wild Equity Institute Sues EPA for Failing to Curb PG&E Pollution in Antioch San Francisco, Calif.— The Wild Equity Institute today filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) for failing to address the impacts of PG&E’s power plant […]

BioBlitz 2014 at Crissy Field

Saturday, March 29, 9:00am – 4:00pm: Visit the Wild Equity, booth #10, in the Exhibitors Tent at BioBlitz 2014. Come by to say hi and help some lost wildlife find their way home. The event is rain or shine. The day will be filled with activities and music. This is a fantastic event for kids […]

Environmental Groups Will Ask Board of Supervisors to Reject Misleading Environmental Report on Sharp Park

Building a healthy and sustainable global community for people and the plants and animals that accompany us on Earth March 24, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brent Plater, Wild Equity Institute, (415) 572-6989 Michelle Meyers, Sierra Club San Francisco Bay Chapter, (415) 646-6930 Environmental Groups Will Ask Board of Supervisors to Reject Misleading Environmental Report […]

3/25 – Join Wild Equity at City Hall to Protect Rare Frogs & Snakes

The Wild Equity Institute along with our partners: Sierra Club San Francisco Bay Chapter, Center for Biological Diversity, National Parks Conservation Association, Save the Frogs!, and Golden Gate Audubon have appealed the Preliminary Mitigated Negative Declaration released for the Sharp Park Pumphouse Safety and Infrastructure Improvement Project, a project led by San Francisco’s Recreation and […]

Movie Night + Discussion with Film Director

Thursday, March 20,6:30pm – 8:30pm: Please join us for a wonderful film and an informative discussion with the film’s director. Award winning documentary, San Francisco—Still Wild At Heart, is a virtual case study of the arrival of coyotes in our urban communities. This film has been described as “uplifting, lyrical, moving” and “an absolute treasure […]

Search for Twain’s Frog and the Beautiful Serpent

Sunday, March 16, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm: Join Brent Plater of the Wild Equity Institute to search for two of the most imperiled vertebrate species on the San Francisco peninsula: the California Red-legged Frog and the San Francisco Garter Snake. This will be a leisurely walk to enjoy the restoration work being conducted at […]

Antioch High School Students Help Restore Butterfly Habitat

The National Audubon Society and Toyota recently recognized Wild Equity’s Staff Attorney Laura Horton as a conservation leader with the prestigious Toyota TogetherGreen fellowship. Laura is using the grant from Toyota TogetherGreen fellowship to involve students from Antioch High School in the restoration efforts at the Antioch Dunes National Wildlife Refuge in Antioch, CA. In […]

California Least Tern

The California Least Tern is one of three least tern subspecies in North America, all of which are listed as endangered species under the Federal Endangered Species Act. Found in California only during the breeding season—April to September—the California Least Tern spends the remaining parts of the year in southern latitudes. Although only here for […]

Learn about the Endangered Species Act

The Endangered Species Act is arguably the most powerful conservation law ever enacted by any nation. It is also one of the most beautiful: not because of its eloquent prose, but because it is a shining example of our Nation’s democratic principles, our humility, and our compassion for those that are least like us. Enacted […]

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California Seablite Habitat Restoration

Saturday, February 1, 9:00am – 12:00pm: You are invited to join the Wild Equity Institute and the Golden Gate Audubon Society at Pier 94 to restore habitat for the endangered California seablite. In the 1960’s, the California seablite population was so small the plant could only be found in Morro Bay. Today, seablite has been […]

A Better Mix of Greens

Today in San Francisco people are more interested in growing salad greens than golf greens. In a survey commissioned by the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, city residents ranked the kinds of recreation they want to see more of in the City. Community gardens came in 3rd place, while golf facilities ranked a distant […]

Second Opportunity to Comment on Dog Management in GGNRA

The Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) has released a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Dog Management Plan. The updated plan contains new data and expanded monitoring strategies as well as other additions. The Dog Management Plan was a recent topic of discussion on KQED’s Form with Michael Krasny. Neal Desai, Wild Equity Board […]

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Sharp Park Pumphouse Appeal Hearing at San Francisco Planning Commission

Thursday, January 16, Noon: Please join the Wild Equity Institute at San Francisco City Hall to speak up and demand a full environmental review of the Sharp Park Pumphouse Project. We need to pack the chamber with supporters!!! A full environmental review is needed because: • Experts have stated even a mitigated Pumphouse Project will […]

California Seablite Habitat Restoration

Saturday, January 4, 9:00am – 12:00pm: You are invited to join the Wild Equity Institute and the Golden Gate Audubon Society at Pier 94 to restore habitat for the endangered California seablite. In the 1960’s, the California seablite population was so small the plant could only be found in Morro Bay. Today, seablite has been […]

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Wild Equity Staff Attorney Wins Prestigious Award

For Immediate Release, November 6, 2013 Contacts: Laura Horton, Wild Equity Institute, lhorton@wildequity.org, (415) 235-0492 Agatha Szczepaniak, Audubon, aszczepaniak@audubon.org, (212) 979-3197 LAURA HORTON RECEIVES AUDUBON TOYOTA TOGETHERGREEN FELLOWSHIPPrestigious National Award and $10,000 Grant Furthers Efforts of Local Environmental Leader SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— Toyota and the National Audubon Society today announced that a Toyota TogetherGreen Fellowship […]

Final Habitat Protections for San Francisco’s Miracle Manzanita Announced

In a major advancement in one of San Francisco’s most important biological discoveries, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will announce tomorrow the final critical habitat designation for the Franciscan Manzanita. The designation includes approximately 200 acres of land that provide the best, and possibly last opportunity to bring San Francisco’s namesake manzanita back from the brink of extinction.

EPA, PG&E Fail to Protect Endangered Butterfly–Again

For Immediate Release, December 17, 2013 Contact:  Laura Horton, lhorton@wildequity.org, Wild Equity Institute, (415) 235-0492 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, PG&E Fail to Protect Endangered Lange’s Metalmark Butterfly—Again ANTIOCH, Calif.— The Wild Equity Institute today submitted a legal notice of its intent to sue the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) for yet again failing to address the […]

Muir Woods Salmon Stroll

Sunday, December 15, 11:00 am – 1:30 pm: You are invited to join Brent Plater of the Wild Equity Institute at Muir Woods to see the threatened Coho Salmon, Central California Coast Evolutionary Significant Unit, and the Steelhead, Central California Coast Distinct Population Segment. Witness the semelparous spawning behavior of the Coho Salmon. Meet at […]

Wild Equity Store is Live!

Wild Equity’s web store is now live. Take a peak at our current offers below, and check the Wild Equity web store frequently for new items. I “Bird” SF T-shirt, Only $20 + Shipping! Share your love of San Francisco’s wildlife everywhere you go with Wild Equity’s exclusive “I ‘Bird’ SF” T-shirt! Made in the […]

Help Us Grow in 2014!!!

“What do you get out of it? Why do you keep trying?” The reporter’s questions caught me off-guard. I had been expecting to discuss Wild Equity’s role protecting the Franciscan Manzanita—a gorgeous plant presumed extinct in the wild for decades, but now on the verge of reintroduction throughout the City. I hadn’t anticipated the need […]

Building Community at Pier 94

Despite the cold weather, a group of 20 Wild Equity volunteers enjoyed a morning of planting and weeding with Jonathan Barber from Golden Gate Audubon on Saturday at Pier 94. Pier 94 is home to the endangered California Seablite. This rare plant was reintroduced to the area after it was discovered the plant, once abundant, […]

San Mateo County Sea Level Rise Conference

Monday, Dec 09, 8:00am – 12:30pm: The staff of the Wild Equity Institute will be attending the “Meeting the Challenges of Sea Level Rise in San Mateo County” conference to hear from federal, state, and local experts about the impact of sea level rise on San Mateo County. Please join us!!! This is a great […]

California Seablite Habitat Restoration

Saturday, Dec 8, 9:00am – 12:00pm: You are invited to join the Wild Equity Institute and the Golden Gate Audubon Society at Pier 94 to restore habitat for the endangered California seablite. In the 1960’s, the California seablite population was so small the plant could only be found in Morro Bay. Today, seablite has been […]

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Shop at Amazon & Support Wild Equity

Wild Equity always recommends shopping locally and supporting businesses in your community. But sometimes that isn’t possible: for example, where else will you find an original portrait of the Antioch Dunes Evening Primrose? When you do shop at amazon.com, now you can simultaneously donate to Wild Equity: at no extra charge! All you need to […]

Guide to Binoculars

If you join Wild Equity on an adventure to see and save wildlife, you are likely to overhear at least one conversation about binoculars. We are always happy to share ours, but if you are thinking of getting your first pair of binoculars or looking to upgrade, you may find the 2014 Audubon Guide to […]

Lecture at the Society for Conservation Biology: Ethical and Effective Conservation in the Anthropocene””

Thursday, November 14, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm: Please join us for an evening of thought provoking conversation. Brent Plater, Executive Director of the Wild Equity Institute, will discuss Wild Equity’s theory of change and contrast it to some of the ideas put forward by Peter Kareiva, Chief Scientist of The Nature Conservancy, and Emma […]

Mori Point Frog Adventure

Sunday, November 03, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm:Wild Equity and Save the Frogs are joining forces to look for the California Red-legged Frog at Mori Point. We are actually crossing our fingers for rain in hopes of finding some egg masses. Bring your rain gear because we are heading out on this adventure rain or […]

Movie Night at Wild Equity

Thursday, October 24, 2013, 6:30pm – 8:30pm: Please join the Wild Equity Institute for the screening of three fantastic short films: Return Flight, Achieving Balance, and Returning Home. A discussion with writer, producer, director, and co-founder of Filmmakers Collaborative, SF, Kevin White will follow the screening. Return Flight: Follow the journey of the bald eagle’s […]

Environmental Groups Criticize SF Board of Supervisors’ Hearing on Proposed GGNRA Dog Rule

For Immediate Release Contacts: Golden Gate Audubon Society Executive Director Mike Lynes, (415) 505-9743 cell Wild Equity Institute Executive Director Brent Plater, (415) 572-6989 Sierra Club, San Francisco Bay Chapter, Arthur Feinstein, (415) 680-0643 SPRAWLDEF President, Norman LaForce, (415) 932-7465 Environmental Groups Criticize SF Board of Supervisors’ Hearing on Proposed GGNRA Dog RuleRepresentatives of local […]

Now Hiring: Big Year Project Coordinator

Part-Time Project Coordinator Position 2014 Golden Gate National Parks Endangered Species Big Year Position Summary. Wild Equity Institute is seeking a Part-Time Project Coordinator for the 2014 Golden Gate National Parks Endangered Species Big Year competition. The Project Coordinator will be responsible for reviewing participant evaluations and project partner feedback from previous iterations of the […]

Birding at Mori Point

Sunday, October 20, 9:00am – 11:00am: Normally, we visit Mori Point to look for California Red-legged Frogs and San Francisco Garter Snakes, but this time we will be looking for birds. This area is home to an incredible diversity of birds. The San Francisco (or Salt Marsh) Common Yellowthroat , a California Species of Special […]

Brent Plater Delivers Keynote at International Young Eco-Hero Awards

Celebrate the 2013 International Young Eco-Hero Awards! When: Friday, October 18, 2013, 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Hear from six inspiring young environmental activists, winners of our International Young Eco-Hero Awards, 8- to 16-years-old, who are campaigning, conducting research, and encouraging others. Keynote Speaker: Brent Plater, Executive Director of the Wild Equity Institute, a non-profit organization […]

Endangered Wildlife Bike Ride

Sunday, October 13, 9:30 am – 12:30pm: You are invited to join Brent Plater of the Wild Equity Institute on a bike ride through some of San Francisco’s last wildlife habitats. We will search for and learn how to save the endangered species living within the Golden Gate National Parks. We will have the opportunity […]

WCN Wildlife Conservation Expo

Saturday, October 12, 10:00am – 6:00pm: Wild Equity is an exhibitor at the 2013 WCN Wildlife Conservation Expo. The day will include speakers and environmental exhibits from around the world. View the full schedule at http://wildlifeconservationnetwork.org

Patagonia SF Selects Wild Equity for a 2013 Environmental Grant

Today Patagonia’s San Francisco store awarded Wild Equity $3,000 for our campaign protecting community health and endangered species near the Antioch Dunes. Wild Equity’s Laura Horton, Amy Zehring, Brent Plater, Sarah Fliesher, and Virginia Delgado receive $3,000 from Patagonia’s Niko George at the San Francisco store. This award is just the latest example of the […]

Partnership with Patagonia SF Makes a World of Difference

The Wild Equity Institute works with dozens of partners, but one of our most beneficent is Patagonia’s San Francisco store. Over the past year the store gave us several grants for our work, and its customers elected us their Voice Your Choice Grand Prize winner in 2011. Clockwise from top left: Wild Equity Institute volunteers […]

Wild Equity Gets Crafty at Sunday Streets

Sunday, September 29, 11:00am – 4:00pm: Come get crafty at the Wild Equity Institute table at Sunday Streets in the Excelsior. We will be making frog masks!!! The Sunday Streets Excelsior Route: Senceca Ave (Between San Jose & Mission) and Mission (Between Seneca & Avalon). While we make frog masks, we will be highlighting and […]

Go-Go Gobies!

Friday, September 27, 9:00am – 11:00am: You are invited to join Wild Equity and Darren Fong, Aquatic Ecologist for the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, to learn about and see the Tidewater Goby in its natural habitat. Then spend an hour helping clean-up beautiful Rodeo Lagoon. This is our first goby outing since 2010! Don’t […]

Wild Equity Goes Into the Woods at NightLife

Thursday, September 19, 6:00pm – 10:00pm: Wild Equity is joining our friends at the California Academy of Sciences for their NightLife celebration. The theme for the evening is Into the Woods. NightLife is a 21 and over event. Tickets are available through the California Academy of Sciences.

Western Snowy Plover Walk About

Sunday, September 15, 10:00am – 12:00pm: You are invited to join Brent Plater of the Wild Equity Institute for a leisurely walk along Ocean Beach to search for the threatened Western Snowy Plover. This small shorebird is highly threatened by human activities and habitat degradation. Join us to see this adorable species in its native […]

Humpback Whale

Humpback Whales received extensive media coverage following the sojourn of a mother and her calf, nicknamed Delta and Dawn, up the Sacramento River. Along this journey, the Humpbacks passed right under the Golden Gate Bridge and through the waters of the Golden Gate National Parks. Humpbacks are one of the most numerically depleted large whales, […]

Wild Equity Gets Crafty at Sunday Streets

Sunday, September 08, 11:00am – 4:00pm: Come get crafty at the Wild Equity Institute table at Sunday Streets in the Western Addition. We will be making frog masks!!! The Sunday Streets Western Addition Route: Fillmore (Between Geary and Fulton), Fulton (Between Fillmore and Baker), Grove (Between Baker and Central), Central (Between Grove and Fell) While […]

Change Afoot at the Presidio – Take Action!

The face of the Presidio is changing and our input is needed. The Presidio Trust is acting on long-term plans to create a cultural space at the historic site of the former Commissary. As Sports Basement transitions elsewhere in the Presidio, the new space promises to be a cornerstone of the park going forward. We […]

California Red-Legged Frog

The California Red-Legged Frog is the largest frog native to the western United States. For many years, it was considered one of two subspecies of the Red-Legged Frog, Rana aurora, with the boundary between the two subspecies just north of the Golden Gate National Parks: for example, Point Reyes National Seashore can have individuals from […]

San Francisco Garter Snake

The San Francisco Garter Snake has been called North America’s most beautiful serpent. A fantastically colored species that does justice to its moniker, it is identified by its reddish-orange head with red, black, and blue racing stripes on its sides and back. Keep in mind that the more-common Coast Gartersnake (Thamnophis elegans terrestris) can sometimes […]

Wild Equity Gets Crafty at Sunday Streets

Sunday, August 18, 11:00am – 4:00pm: Come get crafty at the Wild Equity Institute table at Sunday Streets in the Tenderloin. We will be making frog masks!!! The Sunday Streets Tenderloin Route: Larkin St (Between O’Farrell and Grove), O’Farrell St (Between Larkin and Post), Post St (Between O’Farrell and Jones), Golden Gate Ave (Between Jones […]

Sea Watch for Endangered Sea Creatures

Sunday, August 11, 10:00am-12:00pm: You are invited to join Brent Plater of the Wild Equity Institute at Fort Funston to learn about the endangered sea creatures of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. This is an opportunity to see some of the more elusive inhabitants of the ocean. We will be looking for: Humpback Whale, […]

Wild Equity Happy Hour

Friday, August 09, 2013, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm: Please join the Wild Equity staff as we raise our glasses to bid our fantastic summer interns farewell. They have been with us only a few months, but they have done great work and we are sad to see them go. Meet us at Gestalt Haus […]

Wild Equity Catches Agency Rubber-Stamping Permits to Kill Endangered Species

For Immediate Release, July 31, 2013 Contacts: Brent Plater, Wild Equity Institute, (415) 572-6989 Mike Lynes, Golden Gate Audubon Society, (510) 843-9912 Fish And Wildlife Service Caught Rubber-Stamping Permits To Kill Endangered SpeciesLawsuit launched to end back-room deals for industry consultants SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— Conservation groups today filed a formal notice of intent to sue […]

Wild Equity Institute Gets Crafty at Sunday Streets

Sunday, July 28, 11:00am – 4:00pm: Come get crafty at the Wild Equity Institute table at Sunday Streets in the Mission. We will be making frog masks!!! The Sunday Streets Mission Route: Valencia Street (Between Duboce Avenue & 24th Street) and 24th Street (Between Valencia Street & Hampshire Street). While we make frog masks, we […]