News for 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.

- SF Environment Update
Every fall San Francisco gets thousands of avian tourists.
- SF Environment Update
The Farallon Islands are the summer home for the largest animal that has ever lived.
- SF Environment Update
The Farallon Islands are the summer home for the largest animal that has ever lived.
- SF Environment Update
Community gardens provide an easily accessible retreat from the concrete jungle.
- SF Environment Update
El Polin Spring and the avian changing of the guard.

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