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Thinkwalks: Water Walking Tour

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From Thinkwalks: This is the deepest look Thinkwalks offers into the waterways that once coursed through the Mission District. Do you love thinking about local creeks, wells, puddles and ponds? We’ll discuss their meandering locations and ecology, their implications for the growth of SF, their spring sources and controversial origins. This is a long tour […]

Thinkwalks Water Walking Tour

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From Thinkwalks: This is the deepest, wettest look Thinkwalks offers into the waterways that once coursed through the Mission District and the history of water in San Francisco. Do you love thinking about local creeks, wells, puddles, politics and ponds? We’ll discuss their meandering locations and ecology, their implications for the growth of SF, their […]

Water Wallking Laguna Honda by Thinkwalks

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How is this creek valley different from all others in San Francisco? How did the water get here? And where does the water disappear to? Topics covered on this walk: First water transport aqueduct to bring outside water, history of the abandoned reservoir and former Lake Honda, evidence for and against sewage ponds along the […]

Laguna Honda Watershed ThinkWalk

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From WalkSF: Join Walk SF as Joel Pomerantz from ThinkWalks takes us on a tour of the changing San Francisco landscape around the Laguna Honda watershed. ThinkWalks are thought-provoking historical tours through landmarks you thought you knew. Come get a “Cadillac Desert”-style look at how water and development have shaped each other and shaped San Francisco […]

Wiggle Walking Tour

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From the SF Bicycle Coalition: Yes, true, the Wiggle is named due to the zigzag of bike route #30 through the neighborhood and avoiding hills. But is there more to it than that? Thinkwalks presents an exploration walk that will explore the ‘hood from this, that and askew angles: geology, activism history, water, and native […]

Divisadero Water Walking by Thinkwalks

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How Many Lakes were on Divisadero? (And how did one of them cause a murder?) How do those water-loving willow trees on Alamo Square quench their thirst? (It’s not the dog pee!) Topics covered on this walk: Yelamu Indian trail, history of Divisadero Street, earliest development in the neighborhood, evidence for and against lakes along […]