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Letter from the Director: Change of Season & Hats


Later this month Spring will meld into Summer as we celebrate the Summer Solstice on June 21st. This has truly been a season of change as San Francisco has moved from historic drought into record-breaking amounts of rain. Our forest understory has been revived and the dense growth is apparent to all who use our trail system. Yes, once again the blackberry is 12 to 15 feet deep, just like the old days!

Bob Siegel of Bay Area Ridge Trail, Amy Kaeser, Craig Dawson, Supervisor Norman Yee at Clarendon Trailhead.

Unlike the weather, running a program like the Sutro Stewards is far more predictable. We can chart our course, make adjustments as needed, and continue to make positive impact while following our mission. As the Executive Director it was my job to