Trees of the Panhandle, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco

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California Academy of Sciences , San Francisco, Calif
Trees -- California -- San Francisco., Golden Gate Park (San Francisco, Ca
Statementby Elizabeth McClintock and Virginia Moore ; photographs by Virginia Moore, maps courtesy of Mark Sinnicks, Frank Salvisburg.
SeriesCalifornia Academy of Sciences. Miscellaneous paper -- no. 1
ContributionsMoore, Virginia.
The Physical Object
Paginationv. 56 p. :
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Open LibraryOL23064392M

The book also has 12 neighborhood walking tours (Castro/Eureka Valley, Cole Valley, the Financial District, Forest Hill, Golden Gate Park panhandle, the Mission, Noe Valley, Pacific Heights, Parnassus Heights, Potrero Hill, the Presidio, and an Upper Market Staircases tour) that take you past landmark trees in San Francisco's most interesting.

A portion of my walk from Haight Ashbury to Golden Gate Park led me through The Panhandle. Although small in comparison to my destination, it gives the visitor unique views of tall, stunning trees that provide beauty and shade in an urban landscape.4/5(59).

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Peter Ehrlich is now the forester in the Presidio. Prior to taking that job he was for many years the head arborist for San Francisco’s Recreation and Park Department. He was the author of the reforestation plan for Golden Gate Park and that plan is described in Ms.

McClintock’s lovely book about the trees of GGP. The Trees of Golden Gate Park is based on the writings of botanist Elizabeth McClintock, whose column on the trees of Golden Gate Park was a feature of Pacific Horticulture magazine for twenty-five years; it presents the reader with the stories of different trees found in the park and throughout the city.

Detailed maps and elegant line /5(7). Cedrus deodara (Deodar cedar): main lawn of the San Francisco Botanical Garden. Celtis sinensis (Chinese Hackberry): block of Lombard/Leavenworth (many great examples) in Russian Hill; Page/Scott in Lower Haight; several in the Golden Gate Park panhandle directly across from Fell/Clayton.

The Trees of San Francisco introduces readers to the rich variety of trees that thrive in San Francisco's unique conditions. San Francisco's cool Mediterranean climate has made it home to interesting and unusual trees from all over the world - trees as colorful and exotic as the city by: 2.

odd trees in golden gate park. JUST as San Francisco Is thoroughly cosmopolitan In population, so is Golden Gate Park in its many trees, which come from all over the world. It is probable that there is no other park In the United States having so many rare shrubs and trees growing out of doors and thriving: This Is due largely to the mild.

Book your tickets online for Panhandle - Golden Gate Park, San Francisco: See 59 reviews, articles, and 35 photos of Panhandle - Golden Gate Park, ranked No on Tripadvisor among attractions in San Francisco.4/5(59).

Here 4 trees are described in the Golden Gate Park in San Francisco (San Francisco County). Before The park we now know as the Golden Gate Park didn't exist.

It was an empty landscape of sand dunes and only some dune vegetation. Trees in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. They might be blue gum eucalyptus (or rainbow) - can anyone tell me if they shed their bark year round or only at certain times.

Are they more/less colorful at any specific times of year. Also, is anyone familiar with colorful Manzanita trees in CA (possibly San Luis Obispo).

Edited: 5 years ago. Before San Francisco opened its first zoo in the s, a menagerie of creatures were kept in Golden Gate Park, including elk, deer, bear, sheep, and bison. The herd’s first home was in the park’s eastern end, but in they were moved to the meadow where you see them today, just west of Spreckels Lake along John F.

Kennedy Drive. On April 4,Golden Gate Park, which measures 1, acres, opened to the public, quieting skeptics who said a park could never be built atop San Francisco’s sand : Brock Keeling. It all started in September, when crews found 28 damaged trees in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, many broken beyond saving.

Crews noted the suspicious, almost meticulous nature of the : Vivian Ho.

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Stretching from the “Panhandle”—the long, skinny section of the park that once served as an experimental planting area—to the edge of Ocean Beach, Golden Gate Park contains a number of San. I primarily come to The Panhandle on my runs to Golden Gate Park.

The area is great for avoiding all the red lights above Fell Street, and there are marked lanes for walkers/runners and 4/5(94). Essays. Field Guide. Edited and arranged by Richard G. Turner Jr. THE TREES OF GOLDEN GATE PARK AND SAN FRANCISCO was created to help residents and visitors alike understand, appreciate, and preserve a priceless horticultural legacy, the city's splendidly diverse urban forest.

A little more than a hundred years ago, the San Francisco landscape was mostly sand dunes, Reviews: 1. Voters approved a bond in that included $4 million to care for the roughlytrees spread across city parks. A large focus of the program has. After reading The Trees of Golden Gate Park and San Francisco, it’s difficult to know which is more significant—that Golden Gate Park exists at all, or that in today’s world of “political correctness,” this totally man-made park, full of non-native trees and plants from around the world, remains one of the City’s crown jewels.

Trees is a collaborative effort of the Pacific. Included in the Department’s responsibilities are Golden Gate Park, Coit Tower, the Marina Yacht Harbor, the San Francisco Zoo and Lake Merced.

InSan Francisco became the first city in the nation where all residents have access to a park within a minute walk, a direct result of the Department’s commitment to increasing and. Join Friends of the Urban Forest for a free walking tour of the trees of the Panhandle led by Mike Sullivan, author of Trees of San Francisco.

Free, but an RSVP is required to Michele by phone at or by email at [email protected]

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After the San Francisco Botanical Garden, the Panhandle has what may be the best concentration of interesting trees.

Discover Prayer Book Cross in San Francisco, California: A monumental cross hides in the trees in Golden Gate Park. Panhandle: The handle to Golden Gate Park’s “pan,” this narrow park boasts redwood, cypress, and pine trees. Haight-Ashbury: The famous ’s hippie hangout and former home to the Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, and more.

Golden Gate Park: The city’s ultimate treasure, it is where we go to run, ride, play, and think. Golden Gate Park Nursery There are several potted trees, some as old as thirty years, that are held as stage decorations for special events, such as Opera in the Park and Hardly Strictly.

This is one of the few trees in this book that is a true San Francisco native, existing within the city limits before the arrival of Europeans.

The California buckeye is one of the state's most beautiful native trees, growing to 20 feet in height on wind-protected sites in the dry slopes and canyons of the coastal range and Sierra s: 1.

Several forest types are found within Golden Gate National Recreation Area ranging from the redwood forests of Muir Woods to the oak woodlands found throughout the park. Riparian forests, made up of a mix of shrubby species as well as larger trees are also common throughout the park.

"Alameda" is a Spanish term for "tree line," a sure way to. Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, Online Archive of California. At the turn of the century, Golden Gate Park was the free Disneyland of its time, with attractions ranging from animals and birds to lush plantings and numerous types of recreational and athletic activities.

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Get reviews and contact details for each business including videos, opening hours and more. An exploration of San Francisco neighborhoods with photos, descriptions, feature guides, walking tours, and vintage postcard scans. This page focuses on the east section of Golden Gate Park, including Alvord Lake, Kezar Stadium, the Childrens Playground, the Conservatory of Flowers, Music Concourse, DeYoung Museum, Academy of Sciences, and Shakespeare Garden.

Golden Gate Park Panhandle, San Francisco, California. 45 likes. Park/5(K). Golden Gate Park was formed out of an expanse of sand dunes to the west of the city in the nineteenth century—a history that is still discernible in the rolling topography of much of the park’s more than 1, acres.

Over 13 million people visit the array of Location: Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA, USA.The largest and best known park in San Francisco is the 1, acre ( ha) Golden Gate Park.

Its history goes back to when the site was an area of wild sand dunes. At the time, the area, known as 'outside lands', was well outside the city's developed limits.Book your tickets online for Golden Gate Park, San Francisco: See 9, reviews, articles, and 4, photos of Golden Gate Park, ranked No on Tripadvisor /5(K).