The collection documents conservation issues relating to San Diego's parks and its Parks and Recreation Board, Coastal Management,
Community Plans, the San Diego City Planning Department, Century 3, Flood Control, the Ocean Beach Jetty Debate, and Sunset
Cliffs. It includes documents, reports, articles, and books relating to the work of the local environmental movement in San
Diego such as The Environmental Handbook, and The Population Bomb.
Joan and Phillip Farman were active in local conservation issues in the San Diego area. Mrs. Farman was a member of the Sierra
Club and she served on the Board of Century 3, City Park and Recreation citizens committees as well as belonging to numerous
public interest organizations. As a practicing attorney, Mr. Farman's legal background provided the necessary legal expertise
for their conservation crusades.
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