The non-native plants that the Natural Areas Program keeps removing is critical habitat for a whole range of birds, animals and insects. Contrary to what is often claimed, these “invasive non-natives” are actually excellent habitat, providing food, cover, and safety. The photographs below were all taken within San Francisco, and show wildlife using non-native plants.
A CURIOUS COYOTE VISITS MOUNT DAVIDSON
Here, captured by photographer Lori D’Ambrosio, a curious coyote checks out the view.