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New San Francisco biodiversity push could come too late for golf course critters
The fate of the San Francisco-owned Sharp Park golf gourse in Pacifica could turn on city officials’ views on how to protect biodiversity. Part of the property is already reserved as a nature area. Photo by Erica Reder/SF Public Press
Golf enthusiasts have intervened in a lawsuit by environmentalists aimed at closing the park to aid protected frogs and snakes. Photo by Erica Reder/SF Public Press
About the Author
Erica Reder is a native San Franciscan. In addition to covering the environment beat at SF Public Press, she reports for Bay Nature Magazine and KPFA Radio. She holds a B.A. in history from Yale University.
Wild Equity’s page on Sharp Park: http://wildequity.org/
The Public Golf Alliance’s page on Sharp Park: http://www.sfpublicgolf.com/
The Recreation and Park Department’s page on Sharp Park: http://sfrecpark.org/
The park department’s latest official response, from March: http://sfrecpark.org/