Bernal Heights Living Library & Think Park Nature Walk Celebrates Milestone

The Bernal Heights Living Library & Think Park Nature Walk celebrated a milestone on February 23 in St. Mary's Park with the planting of the 500th California Native Tree in the local parks by Phil Ginsburg, General Manager of SF Recreation and Park Department. Brandeis Hillel Day School 6th grade students, Founder & Director of Life Frames, Inc. & A Living Library, Bonnie Ora Sherk, the sponsor and designer of the Bernal Living Library Nature Walk, and funder of the project, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection's, Glenn Flamik, planted additional trees in the park and all participated in the joyous 500th Tree Planting Ceremony.

Many teachers, students, city and community leaders also gathered and KTUV, San Francisco Chronicle, and World Journal in attendance, interviewed Rec and Park General Manager, Phil Ginsburg and Life Frames, Inc. Founder & Director, Bonnie Ora Sherk, to document this historic, sunny day.

See article in SF ChronicleBernal Heights Living Library & Think Park Nature Walk           See article in World Journal公園局和「生命鏡框」合種500棵樹 Read more: 世界新聞網-北美華人社區新聞

To see more pics of this great event, check this link on our Facebook page:  More Photos from 500th Tree Planting

The Bernal Heights Living Library & Think Park Nature Walk is linking schools, parks, public housing, streets, and other open spaces leading to the Islais Creek at the south end of St. Mary's Park. Close to 700 trees have been planted throughout the area and more planting is planned.

The next planting is on March 11, 10-2, at Holly Courts Public Housing, (Corner Appleton and Patton off Mission).

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