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From the Green Hairstreak Butterfly in Golden Gate Heights to the Pacific Chorus Frog in Potrero Hill, San Francisco is home to diverse species. Visit natural areas in the city to discover birds, butterflies, and beautiful wildflowers!

Crissy Field


Birds (Herons, Geese, Belted Kingfisher)

Green Hairstreak Corridor

Golden Gate Heights

Butterflies, hawks, songbirds

Heron’s Head Park


Birds (California Clapper Rail, Black Oystercatcher)

Land's End

Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Birds (Townsend's Warbler, Red-Shouldered Hawk, Bewick's Wren)

San Francisco Botanical Garden

Golden Gate Park

Birds, native plants

Strawberry Hill

Golden Gate Park

Birds, butterflies, turtles, native plants

Picnic information - Restoration information


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View printable list

Additional Resources

Find Your Park / Encuentra tu parque - Find a national park near you (National Park Service)

Stories of San Francisco Species (PDF) - Learn about city’s indigenous critters, including birds, butterflies, mammals, reptiles and amphibians.

Find the Wild in Downtown San Francisco

Green Connection Maps - Learn about long-term plans to restore local habitat and improve 115 miles of San Francisco streets.

Find the Wild • Tend the Wild • Grow the Wild

San Francisco is located in a global biodiversity hotspot.   



Click on the screenshot to view the map on Google.

Volunteer work spans the full seasonal cycle of restoration: seed collecting, propagating seedlings in the nursery, planting indigenous species in restoration sites, weeding invasive plants, or monitoring the results of restoration efforts. Stewards help with rare plant and wildlife monitoring, preventing soil erosion, trail construction and maintenance, and engaging the public.

Successful protection and conservation of our natural ecosystem depends upon management and community stewardship of nearby nature. Locally-based community ecological stewardship is the only way we can sustain biodiversity for the long-term; connecting people and nature where we live is inseparable from restoring our natural environment and creating an ecologically sustainable and equitable society.

Our aquatic natural resources are championed by a number of organizations, including: 


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