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Saving the Planet -- One Lake at a Time

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 07.16.2016 | Green
Fran Moreland Johns

Every now and then you can go home again... at least, home to a better planet. Here is another story -- to add to the stories of new baby Mallards and...

Lydia O'Connor

This Is One Of The Worst Things You Can Do With Your Pet Fish | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 11.13.2014 | Green

You may have had the best intentions when you emancipated your pet fish into the nearest lake, but setting your overgrown or unwanted aquatic pet free... Ceases Operation

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 08.24.2014 | San Francisco
Fran Moreland Johns

Alas, Musco the Mountain Lake Muscovy duck seems destined to a life of bachelorhood. (Or spinsterhood, as the case may be.) And all things considered, it could be worse.

When a Duck Needs a Duckmate

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 08.19.2014 | San Francisco
Fran Moreland Johns

Musco the duck is in existential pain. Could we please find him (or her, as the case may be) a mate?

What's the Big Idea? Debating the Future of a Great Urban Park

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 03.09.2014 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum

The current, rather frothy debate about proposed development at Crissy Field in the Presidio at San Francisco's Golden Gate National Recreation Area, which arguably ranks in significance with New York's Central Park and Washington, DC's National Mall, deserves more national attention.

2012's Notable Developments in Landscape Architecture

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 02.16.2013 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum

There are many reasons why landscape architecture "has gained stature in the public's imagination," as Alan Brake, Executive Editor at The Architect's...