Ken McIntire
Executive Director

These are potentially exciting times for both San Mateo County Parks and open space advocates. A new County Parks Director and a new Natural Resources Manager (the first ever!) are now onboard.
Also in our newsletter read about water-wise gardens which are becoming a necessity.

Cypress Lane Wetlands in Crocker Industrial Park...

Wetland stewardship workdays are back! Join us on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month for renewed habitat restoration work. 

Cypress Lane Wetlands is an incredible area being restored and preserved in Crocker Industial Park in Brisbane. The first weekends back at work were a great success thanks to new and returning volunteers!


View our new Cypress Lane Wetlands video and become an inspired supporter of a special area.

Education Program Expands with New Funding...

Our Education Program will be expanding thanks to a grant from the Packard Foundation, making it possible for us to bring environmental education to several schools around the mountain. To do this, we will be bringing on a new environmental educator, working on improving our relationships with teachers and administrators, and most of all - we are looking for new docents. Volunteers are critical to our education programs. Read Ken's blog for all of the details.

Daly City Dunes Update & News Coverage...

Photo: Lea Suzuki, SF Chronicle 2013

A recent article in the SF Chronicle highlights the uncertain fate of the Daly City dunes.

For additional information, read both Ken McIntire's most recent dunes advocacy update and Del Schembari's article in the July 2013 newsletter.

Also, see our Daly City Dunes pages for background information.