Two Views of Sutro Forest

Mt. Davidson and Sutro Tower seen from San Bruno Mt. 2015-12-25 copyright Tom RoopTom Roop sent us several pictures of Sutro Forest and Mount Davidson from a distance.

Mt Davidson and Mt Sutro 2015-12-25 Copyright Tom Roop

We’ve labeled them to clarify the position of the two mountains.

Mt Davidson and Mt Sutro 2015-12-25 labeled Copyright Tom RoopHe also sent us this one – a classic San Francisco vista. “The point I was trying to make,” he wrote, “is San Francisco is so built out  that we cannot afford to loose any more large parcels of land that have magnificent tree forests, like Sutro and others.

Looking North up South Van Ness Ave from Bernal Heights 2016-01-15 copyright Tom RoopWe couldn’t agree more. Mount Sutro Cloud Forest is a unique treasure, and so is Mount Davidson. Not many world-class cities can boast having functional cloud forests over a century old in the center of the city.

And here’s a video from Sherry, who loved the forest and is saddened by all the changes in recent years. (Click on the picture below to go to the video on FaceBook.)

in mount sutro forest

Click on the picture to go to a video of Sherry talkiing about the forest

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