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Nature in the City is an urban environmental nonprofit located in San Francisco.   We help connect people, communities, and the city to local nature through urban ecological restoration, education, and stewardship.  



We restore the natural landscape, biodiversity, watersheds, and local ecological processes right here in the city. San Francisco exists within a local natural environment containing unique species and habitats, which are essential to the regional, continental, and global ecosystem.  Become a member today, and support biodiversity in San Francisco.



We foster awareness, knowledge and respect for local nature. We believe a little knowledge can help people have a more healthy and restorative relationship with nature. Our open spaces harbor rich habitats of native biodiversity, and we celebrate nature in our backyards and beyond. Join us on our next Bioblitz in partnership with Nerds for Nature, iNaturalist, and California Academy of Sciences.


We build community around the healthy engagement of residents with their local nature and with each other. We empower neighbors to work together to restore the land, reconnect with each other, and develop sustainable community and cultural ecological relationships. Join the Backyard Native Plant Nursery Network Google group!



We aim to improve the urban quality of life in San Francisco. Community, ecological, and watershed stewardship is indispensable to creating a more livable city. Raising awarness about San Francisco's abundant water resources and wildlife habitats creates a positive relationship between people -- and nature -- wherever we live. Volunteer with us on the 3rd Saturday (Green Hairstreak Corridor) or the 3rd Sunday (Adah's Waxwing Steps) of every month.

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