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Organizations & Programs

 

Biodiversity Program, San Francisco Department of the Environment

 

Bay Friendly Gardening Coalition

 

Bring Back the Natives

 

Calflora

 

California Horticultural Invasives Project

 

California Native Plant Society

 

Calscape

 

Find the Wild - Visit natural areas in the city to discover birds, butterflies, and beautiful wildflowers!

 

Flora of San Francisco's Natural Areas

 

Friends of the Urban Forest

 

Garden for the Environment

 

Green Connections

 

iNaturalist

 

Natural Areas Program, San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department

 

Las Pilitas Nursery

 

Nature in the City

 

Parks Alliance

 

PlantRight

 

PlantSF

 

Regional Parks Botanic Garden

 

San Francisco Weed Management Area


Street Parks Program, San FranciscoPublic Works

 

Urban Forestry Council

 

Urban Forest Ecosystems Institute, SelecTree: A Tree Selection Guide

 

Theodore Payne Foundation

 

Urban Watershed Program, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

 

Wetland Restoration, The Port of San Francisco


 

 

Guidelines & Policies

 

California Native Plant Gardening
California Native Plant Society

 

Gardening for Wildlife
Golden Gate Auduborn

 

Green Connections Community Resource List
San Francisco Planning Department

 

Recreation and Open Space Element

San Francisco Planning Department

 

Sidewalk Landscaping Permit
San Francisco Public Works

 

Stormwater Design Guidelines
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

 

Sustainability Plan

San Francisco Department of the Environment

 

Urban Forest Master Plan
San Francisco Planning Department

 

Water Conservation Ordinances
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

 

 

Plant Lists

 

Climate Appropriate Plant List
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

 

Recommended Street Tree List
San Francisco Public Works and Urban Forestry Council

 

Recommended Drought Tolerant Plants for Sidewalk Landscaping
San Francisco Public Works

 

Shoreline Plants Guide
Bay Conservation and Development Commission

 

Stormwater Vegetation Palette
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

 

 

Local Plant Nurseries

 

The following are local native plant nurseries and one conventional nursery. Inquire with them directly regarding whether they carry native plants of San Francisco genetic stock. All of them carry Bay Area and California natives. For a full list of Bay Area Native Plant Nurseries click here.

 

Bay Natives Nursery
10 Cargo Way, San Francisco, CA
Contact: Paul Furman
Email: info@baynatives.com
Phone: (415) 287-6755

 

California Native Plant Society, Yerba Buena Chapter
350 O'Shaughnessy Boulevard, San Francisco, CA

Phone: 415-531-2140

(Annual native plant sale)

 

East Bay Wilds Plant Nursery
1972 - a - 36th avenue, Oakland, CA 94601

Email: pete@eastbaywilds.com

Phone: 510.409.5858

 

Flora Grubb Gardens & Nursery
1634 Jerrold Ave, San Francisco, CA
Contact: Flora Grubb Nursery and retail shop online contact form
Phone: (415) 626-7256

 

Go Native Nursery
Montara, CA

Email: info@gonativeinc.com

Phone: (650) 728-2286

 

Home Ground habitat nursery
Focus on California Natives
Contact: Charlotte Torgovitsky
Email: torgovitsky@comcast.net
Phone: (415) 892-9148

 

Larner Seeds
Native Plants Nursery
235 Grove Road, Bolinas, CA 94924
Email: info@larnerseeds.com
Phone: (415) 868-9407

Hours: Tuesday: 10am - 2pm
Thursday: 10am - 2pm
Saturday: 12pm - 4pm

 

Literacy for Environmental Justice - Candlestick Point Eco-Stewards
Native Plants Nursery
1150 Carroll Avenue, San Francisco, CA
Contact: Patrick Rump
Email: patrick.rump@lejyouth.org
Phone: (415) 282-6840
(open by appointment)

 

Mission Blue Nursery

3445 Bayshore Boulevard, Brisbane, CA
Contacts:Ildiko Polony
Emailildiko@mountainwatch.org
Phone: (415) 467-6631
(open by appointment, for directions click here)

 

Native Here Nursery
101 Golf Course Drive, Berkeley, CA

Contact: Theo Fitanides
Email: nativehere@ebcnps.org
Phone: (510) 549-0211

(open year-round )

 

Nature's Acres Nursery
Penngrove, CA
Contacts: Andrew Scavullo & Josiah Clark

Email: naturesacresnursery@gmail.com

Phone: (415) 713-1572 or (415) 317-3978

(call for appointments or delivery)

 

Oaktown Native Plant Nursery

702 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA
Email: oaktown@oaktownnativenursery.info

Phone: (510) 387-9744

 

Sutro Stewards Native Plant Nursery
476 Johnstone Drive, UCSF Parnassus Campus, San Francisco, CA
Email: liza@sutrostewards.org

Phone: (415) 665-1077

Hours: Wednesdays 9:30-12:30

 

The Watershed Nursery
601A Canal Blvd, Richmond, CA
Phone: (510) 234-2222

 

 

Native Plant Nursery Volunteer Opportunities in San Francisco

 

Candlestick Native Plant Nursery
(415) 282-6840

 

Fort Funston Native Plant Nursery
(415) 652-2373

 

Golden Gate Park Native Plant Nursery
(415) 831.6330

 

Presidio Native Plant Nursery
(415) 561-4826

 

Sutro Stewards Native Plant Nursery
(415) 665-1077

 

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