SF Nature in the Media



Hawk Stealing Gopher from Great Blue Heron
May 2019

Video by Ian Shanley McNamara of Red Tail Hawk stealing gopher from Great Blue Heron. The hawk stole the gopher on Kennedy Drive near the entrance to Stow Lake in May, 2019. Ian served as an intern and graduated from the Heron Watch program on May 18, 2019

Blue Herons Nesting in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park

ABC 7 News - April 13, 2017

Heron Island, a film by Judy Irving

Comic documentary by renowned filmmaker Judy Irving, director of The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill, about the antics of four Great Blue Heron chicks in a nest at Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park. It features the Executive Director of San Francisco Nature Education Nancy DeStefanis and a cast of local characters watching the Great Blue Herons from the path.

San Francisco Nature Education - Internship Program

Participants talking about their experience with the San Francisco Nature Education internship program.


San Francisco Nature Education trains Lowell high school students to lead public tours at Heron's Head Park.

Duration: 02:29 /

Great Blue Herons in Golden Gate Park

Go heron-watching with SF Nature Education. Part of "The Bay Nature on The Air" program.

Duration: 02:45 / Produced by Rick Bacigalupi /



Newsmakers: Nancy DeStefanis

San Francisco Nature Education Founder/Executive Director Nancy DeStefanis is featured on Comcast:Local Edition's "Newsmakers" show.

Duration: 05:15 /