San Francisco Conservation Committee

Golden Gate Audubon’s San Francisco Conservation Committee carries out a variety of habitat restoration and advocacy projects in the city. Current projects include:

  • Restoring  coastal scrub habitat in Golden Gate Park
  • Expanding Cats Indoors, Lights Out for Birds and Standards for Bird Safe Buildings
  • Restoring degraded wetlands along San Francisco’s southern waterfront, including Pier 94 and the Yosemite Creek watershed
  • Protecting bird populations at Lake Merced,  Fort Funston, Ocean Beach and Crissy Field
  • Working with city and federal agencies to ensure that wildlife areas are properly managed
  • Working with communities along the southern waterfront to create a park in the Bayview that incorporates wildlife habitat and recreational opportunities
  • Educating San Francisco residents and agencies about the importance of wildlife in the city and designing programs to engage people in protecting them

The committee meets on the third Wednesday of each month in San Francisco. Jack Dumbacher is the chairperson and can be reached by email at  Join us!