Lake Merced Habitat Restoration
The Zoo Crew, a group of middle school youth
volunteers, are the site stewards of the south end of Lake Merced. They remove
trash, pull invasive plants, plant natives, monitor water quality, and conduct
biodiversity surveys. The Zoo is a member of the Lake Merced Task Force, which
supports the management and restoration of Lake Merced.
Mountain Lake Habitat Restoration
The pilot program, which ran during the spring of 2014, has resulted in an expanded Zoo Crew program. The volunteers now meet twice a month, once at Lake Merced and once at Mountain Lake.
Mori Point Habitat Restoration
Youth volunteers and Zoo staff participate in
habitat restoration efforts in collaboration with Golden Gate National Recreation
Area to benefit San Francisco garter snakes and the threatened California
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