Comments by Alyssa Byrd

Debating the fate of Sharp Park Golf Course

April 26, 2009
Sharp Park can become a model for the nation, in outdoor science and "place based" nature education, climate change research and appropriate recreation. When I say "appropriate" recreation, I specifically mean recreation deemed by the best science available, to be consistent with habitat and species recovery. The San Francisco garter snake, arguably North America's most imperiled serpent- i.e. in danger of becoming extinct, is a unique sub species that occurs ONLY in San Mateo County. (We will not…