Wetlands on Tuesday's Ballot for Bay Area Voters

Wild Equity’s vision for Sharp Park has called for restoring the wetlands and repurposing the lands as a new national park for the public to enjoy. This proposal has been passed by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors 5 times, and a…

This National Trails Day, Tell Mayor Lee to Restore Sharp Park

This Saturday, June 4th is National Trails Day- a day to celebrate the 200,000 miles of trails in the United States which allow us to exercise, connect with the natural world, escape from the chaos of daily life, and much more. Hiking…
Power Plants Pollute Antioch

It's Air Quality Awareness Week: Who Bears the Brunt of Air Pollution?

This week (May 2-6) is the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Air Quality Awareness Week. Unfortunately, the EPA is still giving the green light to projects (e.g. new power plants) which poison the air and compromise the health and…

Washington Golf Course to be Repurposed as a Public Park

As the golf market remains in the doldrums, courses across the United States continue to close. In 2015 alone, five courses were shut down in the Bay Area, including courses in Sunol, Livermore, & Pleasant Hill. Considering the size…

GGNRA Dog Plan Enhances Diversity

The following is an Op-Ed written by Nina Roberts, professor at San Francisco State University and director of the Pacific Leadership Institute, for the San Francisco Examiner. April 28, 2016. You can access it on the SF Examiner website. Some…
Snowy Plovers Chased at Ocean Beach

New Proposed Dog Management Plan Creates Better Park Experience For All

Last month, the National Park Service announced a new Proposed Rule for Dog Management in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area - and with a little bit of improvement it would ultimately enhance the park experience for visitors, protect our…
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Values, Market Value, and Non-Profit Management

Thursday, March 24, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Brent Plater, executive director of the Wild Equity Institute, will give a presentation to the BAIA (Business Association Italy America) Bay Area Italian Executive Business Network. Mr. Plater will pull…
Leash laws and enclosed off-leash play areas are essential safeguards for us all.

Tell Your Local Public Officials to Support Increased Leash Law Enforcement in the GGNRA

Off-leash dogs have been an ongoing problem in the GGNRA for many years. They can negatively impact people, our pets, wildlife, and park resources. Imperiled wildlife like the western snowy plover are frequently harassed by off-leash dogs; guide…

Bay Area Still Not Serious About Preparing for Sea Level Rise

Sharp Park Golf Course has flooding issues as it is. Sea level rise will only make it worse. New reports say that sea levels are now rising faster than they have at any point in the common era, and the clock is ticking on the opportunity…
A Dangerous Game

Movie Night: A Dangerous Game

Thursday, April 14, 6:30 – 8:30 pm Join the Wild Equity Institute for a screening of A Dangerous Game, an explosive documentary from filmmaker and investigative journalist Anthony Baxter (You’ve Been Trumped), which examines the eco-impact…
Western Snowy Plover

Tell the San Francisco Board of Supervisors to Support Good Dog Park Design

Off-leash dogs have been an ongoing problem in the City for many years. They can negatively impact people, our pets, wildlife, and park resources. Imperiled wildlife like the western snowy plover are frequently harassed by off-leash dogs; guide…
Western Snowy Plover

Movie Night: Werner Herzog's Encounters at the End of the World

Thursday, March 31, 6:30 – 8:30 pm On March 31, we’ll screen Werner Herzog’s Encounters at the End of the World. In this tremendous and unique documentary, Herzog travels to Antarctica, where he finds a desolate, beautiful…

What’s Wild Equity?

The Wild Equity Institute is a San Francisco-based non-profit organization that builds a more sustainable and just world, both for people and the plants and animals that accompany us on Earth. Our work protects local endangered species and defends underserved communities through innovative education programs, science-based administrative petitions, and vigorous enforcement of environmental laws.

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