The Future of Sharp Park

From SPUR:

San Francisco’s public Sharp Park Golf Course, located in Pacifica, is facing serious financial, environmental and recreational challenges. Potential solutions are constrained by the presence of two endangered species and a coastal location threatened by sea level rise. Yet Sharp Park provides unique opportunities to adapt the coast to climate change while preserving public access and benefits to neighboring communities. Join Bob Battalio of the environmental consulting firm ESA PWA, coastal ecologist Dr. Peter Baye, and coastal herpetologist Dawn Reis, as they discuss lessons learned in designing resilient and robust coastal landscapes

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Sharp Park walking tour

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Form SPUR: Sharp Park is a beloved public golf course in Pacifica that is facing unprecedented management challenges. Prone to flooding, the park is home to two endangered species and threatened by sea level rise and beach erosion. Lisa Wayne and Dawn Kamalanathan of the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department will discuss current environmental management strategies at Sharp […]

SPUR Ocean Beach Master Plan Open House

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From SPUR: Open House on Ocean Beach Master Plan Implementation Projects When: Saturday May 10, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (drop in for brief presentations noted below) Where: County Fair Building in Golden Gate Park (near Lincoln Way and 9th Ave) map Join SPUR, partner agencies, community leaders and consultant teams for an update on projects to implement the […]
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This Week: Powered Scooters, Coastal Land, 5th Street Project

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Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday/tonight! Powered Scooter Sharing Community Discussion. The SFMTA hosts a public meeting about safety, disabled access, equity, and distribution of scooters. Tuesday/tonight! April 2, 6-8 p.m., Bayanihan Community Center, 1010 Mission Street, S.F. Wednesday Environmental Justice in Coastal Land Use Planning. How should state agencies integrate environmental justice and […]

JFK Bikeway Project Faces One Last Hurdle Before December Arrival

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Anticipation is building for the arrival of San Francisco’s first parking-buffered cycle track along the eastern stretch of John F. Kennedy Drive in Golden Gate Park this December. The project received approval from the Golden Gate Park Concourse Authority on Wednesday, and the final step in its approval will come at a Recreation and Parks […]

Adaptive Metropolis: User Generated Urbanism Symposium

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Adaptive Metropolis is a 3-day symposium hosted at Wurster Hall, home to the Department of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning at UC Berkeley. From September 27-29, 2013, a global community of thinkers and doers will convene to discuss the future of collaborative city-making. Days 1 and 2 of the symposium will feature exciting keynote speeches […]