Sutro Stewards

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              SPORTS BASEMENT

       MISSION WORKSHOP BAGS

           RICKSHAW BAGWORKS

             SOMA FABRICATIONS 

           READERS BOOKSTORE

      PAPENHAUSEN HARDWARE

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ABOUT THE SUTRO STEWARDS

Created by Sutro Stewards Aug 19, 2010 at 4:06pm. Last updated by Sutro Stewards Aug 31, 2010.

Stewards Receive Recognition

Created by Craig Dawson Sep 10, 2010 at 5:16pm. Last updated by Craig Dawson Sep 10, 2010.

 

Pick out the perfect native plants for your space at our plant sale on March 12!

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PLANT SALE: Saturday, March 12

Mount Sutro Native Plant Nursery

PLANT SALE

& Open House

Saturday, March 12, 2016

10am…

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Posted by Liza Kachko on February 5, 2016 at 12:00pm

CLARENDON TRAIL PROJECT SCHEDULE

Calling All Trail Builders! Clarendon Trail Project Schedule
We are aware that many of you, our readers and stewards, love to support our trail building projects, just as many love to hike, run, and bike Mount Sutro’s Trails. The much anticipated Clarendon Trail project benching work will begin on Saturday, February 6 and continue on every first Saturday stewardship event in 2016. In addition, there will be several special events scheduled which will also be focused on this project.…
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Posted by Amy Kaeser on February 2, 2016 at 10:00am

GETTING TO KNOW YOUR CREW LEADERS: MELINDA GREENE

Meet Melinda Greene, one of Sutro Stewards' fabulous Crew Leaders!  As a Crew Leader, Melinda leads crews on trail efforts throughout Mount Sutro. Crew Leaders are responsible for managing volunteer teams to safely and effectively carry out stewardship projects. Melinda also co-led our International Women's Day Event in 2015! (Stay tuned for announcements for our 2016 event in March.) Read on to get to know more about Melinda.

Can you tell us a little about yourself? What is your background and where are you from?

I'm from Southern California but moved to the Bay Area in 1998 to go to Cal. After I graduated in 2002 I went to culinary school in SF and then worked in kitchens for…

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Posted by Amy Kaeser on February 1, 2016 at 12:30pm

PLANT PROFILE: SILK TASSEL

While most flowering natives are bedding down for the winter, a little drama can be found in the landscape on Mt. Sutro, some of it on the summit near Rotary Meadow.  What drama you ask?  Why it’s the Silk Tassel of course (Garrya elliptica).  This lovely native is one of the most dramatic winter flowering shrubs in California.

 

Silk Tassel grows in Chaparral plant communities - Chaparral in Spanish means “short woody vegetation.”  It can be found growing with other plants such as Coyote bush and California sagebrush.  Silk Tassel’s oval dark evergreen leaves have a leathery texture and a bitter taste.  Used by early settlers as a substitute for quinine, its…

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Posted by Janis L. Gomes on January 29, 2016 at 6:00pm

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