San Francisco’s Favorite Outdoor Volunteer Program
— University of California San Francisco
— San Francisco Parks Alliance
— Nature in the City
— San Francisco Urban Riders
— One Brick
— San Francisco Rotary Club
— Bay Area Ridge Trail Council, SF
— California Native Plant Society
— Cole Valley Improvement Association
— Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council
Last week, Sutro Stewards made a visit to 21st Amendment Brewery to join the brew day for one of the 2015 Beers Made by Walking place-based beer creations. Amy E. & Amy K. joined 21st's Head Brewer, Zambo, at the brewery to learn about the brewing process.
We started off pulling some grains and adding hops to the boil.…Continue
Posted by Amy Kaeser on September 1, 2015 at 10:00am
Sticky monkey flower (Mimulus aurantiacus) is a beautiful drought tolerant plant. The name “monkey flower” was given to this plant because of the strange shape of its flowers, which can look like grinning monkey faces; and they really do! With its appealing orange to red flowers, sticky monkey flower…Continue
Posted by Christine Russo on September 1, 2015 at 8:30am
Tellima grandiflora, commonly known as fringecup or big flower tellima, is a fragrant flowering plant native to California but can be found in other areas within western North America. It has a fairly wide habitat range from Alaska south into California and east into Montana…Continue
Posted by Christine Russo on August 11, 2015 at 4:00pm
Nick Birth is one of Sutro Stewards' dedicated Crew Leaders. Along with the leadership team, Nick is responsible for managing volunteer teams to safely and effectively carry out stewardship projects. We thank Nick for his outstanding service and leadership on Mount Sutro and in the community! Read on to get to know Nick and learn about his background and interests.
Can you tell us a little about yourself? What is your background and where…Continue
Posted by Amy Kaeser on August 10, 2015 at 3:30pm
Despite the dry conditions that caused many open spaces to have early blooms this year, there are still myriad flowers that can be seen if you visit the Mt. Sutro Native Plant Nursery on a Wednesday or Saturday volunteer day. A notable species that is currently blooming is Helenium puberulum (sneezeweed).
Posted by Amy Ellevold on August 10, 2015 at 11:30am
The Sutro Stewards are a unique non-profit organization dedicated to creating urban recreational opportunities while practicing sustainable habitat conservation. Through a successful volunteer program, we continuously connect people to their local environment and empower recreational users to conserve, maintain, and enhance the spaces they enjoy. We have openings for both a Conservation Intern and a Nursery Intern.
Posted by Joanne Wu on August 6, 2015 at 8:14pm