Over 500 Students Visited Learning Garden Since September 2019

College Hill Learning Garden has been busy this school year with over 500 students visiting the garden on field trips since September 2019. The SFPUC began directly managing the Learning Garden’s site and programs in late August after the closure of the nonprofit grantee, Education Outside, last summer. Since that transition, the garden has coordinated…

Capturing History One File at a Time

Imagine getting a glimpse of the history of your neighborhood from original documents. Over the past two years, a unique group of student interns have been sorting through dusty old records and maps to capture and preserve San Francisco history while gaining important skills at the same time.   “Our interns are creating important modern…

Bessie Carmichael Receives Green Infrastructure Grant to Become the Next Green Schoolyard

“Green infrastructure projects play a critical role in helping the SFPUC reach out long-term sustainability goals,” said SFPUC Green Infrastructure Grant Program project manager, Sarah Bloom. Bessie Carmichael Middle School was awarded $428,075 from the SFPUC’s Green Infrastructure Grant Program. This grant will transform the school’s asphalt play space into an educational stormwater schoolyard with…