Finding San Francisco's Lost Species: The Franciscan Manzanita

Saturday, April 2, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm: Join us on a beautiful coastal hike as we explore the history and ecology of the rare Franciscan Manzanita. We’ll also discuss and what the National Park Service and other conservationists are…

Finding San Francisco's Lost Species: The Franciscan Manzanita

Saturday, March 5, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm: Although there are over 100 species and subspecies of manzanita, until 2009, it was thought that San Francisco’s own manzanita, the Franciscan Manzanita, had gone extinct. The Franciscan…
California Red-legged Frog

Mori Point Hike with Save the Frogs!

Saturday, April 30, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm On April 30 at 11 am, we’ll be joining forces with one of our favorite conservation groups Save the Frogs! We’ll be leading a hike at Mori Point. Join us to learn more about the endangered species…

Wild Equity in the News

  03/01/16—Supervisors Oppose National Park Dog Restrictions, San Francisco Examiner. 10/21/15—EPA Fudged Rules to OK Power Plant, Greens Say, Courthouse News Service. 06/24/15—Environmental Group Sues San Francisco…

Western Snowy Plover Walk About!

Sunday, Feb. 28, 9:00am – 11:00am: Join the Wild Equity Institute for a leisurely walk along Ocean Beach to search for the threatened Western Snowy Plover. We’ll be meeting at 9 am—an early start should give us the best chance…
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San Francisco's Fragmented Ecosystems

San Francisco has 32 pockets of undeveloped land set aside for the preservation of the natural world. These pockets hold the last remnants of wildness once found across the lands where we now live, but do we have room in our parks and our hearts…

Brent Plater at Hastings International and Comparative Law Review's Conference on Human Rights and Sustainable Development in an Era of Free Trade

Thursday, February 18, 2-6 pm: Wild Equity’s Executive Director, Brent Plater, will be speaking next week at the Hastings International and Comparative Law Review’s Conference “Human Rights and Sustainable Development in an…

Wild Equity Store

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SFRPD's Illegal Operations Continue Unpunished at Sharp Park Golf Course

SFRPD has been knowingly violating the Coastal Act at this beach without consequence for years The California Coastal Commission is and has been allowing San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department to lawlessly develop and maintain a seawall…

El Nino Wreaks Havoc Upon Pacifica and Sharp Park Golf Course

Pacifica is in a state of emergency after heavy El Nino storms have posed a significant risk to the safety of seaside residents. But this is no first: Pacifica residents have previously been evacuated as a precautionary measure when storms…

Help Restore Habitat for Endangered Butterflies!

Saturday, January 23, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm: The Wild Equity Institute is partnering with San Bruno Mountain Watch to restore ecologically important habitat for the beautiful mission blue and callippe silverspot butterflies at San Bruno Mountain!…

Lost Manzanita Found

UPDATE—12/19/13: Final Critical Habitat Protections Announced UPDATE—9/4/12: Final Rule to Protect Manzanita and Proposed Critical Habitat Protections Announced UPDATE—9/7/11: Endangered Status Proposed for SF’s Miracle…

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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