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San Francisco Airport Marriott Gives a Hoot for Barn Owls

7/9/2013 // By Beth Pratt

Last year a guest at the San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront reported a rather unusual visitor to hotel management. People staying at the hotel expect views of the San Francisco Bay from their rooms, but they didn’t anticipate opening their […] Read more >

Sutro Sam, the first river otter in San Francisco in fifty years (photo by Mila Zinkova)

Sutro Sam: San Francisco’s Celebrity River Otter

3/3/2013 // By Beth Pratt

“There he is!” exclaimed an onlooker as the otter’s head peered above the water. The patient crowd gathered around Sutro Baths—the ruins of a 19th century public bathing pool on the Pacific Coast—had been awaiting the appearance of “Sutro Sam,” […] Read more >

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The Porpoises Who Left Their Hearts in San Francisco

2/11/2013 // By Beth Pratt

Tony Bennett isn’t the only one to leave his heart in San Francisco. After an absence of over 65 years, the harbor porpoise recently returned to frolic in the waters of San Francisco Bay. When walking across the Golden Gate […] Read more >

No Need for Blues, Here’s Some Green News

11/28/2007 // By Danielle Brigida

Oil Spill…Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow: With the Cosco Busan Oil spill to clean up, the San Francisco Bay volunteers have been using a not-so-technical solution. In fact, the clean up strategy is completely organic. That’s right, a combination of hair […] Read more >