Category Archive: Nature

Aug 26

Coyote pupping season begins, be wary in McLaren Park

Janet Kessler, aka the Coyote Lady, has been in touch to ask us to inform our readers about the coyote pupping season which has just begun. She shares the information below and for those of us that spend any time in McLaren Park, please take the time to watch the video and respect the coyotes …

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Apr 27

Love Your Park Day

McLaren Park is San Francisco’s second largest public park and it’s right in our back yard. The Portola Planet has just learned about a city wide day of activities called “Love Your Parks Day” and there are a series of events taking place in McLaren Park. So if you want a day out in the …

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Apr 19

A bad day for gophers in Palega Park

Egret catching its morning breakfast of Gopher in Palega Park

This morning my whole family decided to join many others who walk around Palega┬áPark every day for a bit of fresh air and exercise. The park is undergoing massive renovations, and as we watched the big CATs slowly level earth across the entire park, we saw many new gopher holes appear. Poor guys are having …

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