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Jaw-dropping Sunset Spots in Our Parks

Sunset from East Beach at Crissy Field, photo by Mason Cummings.

Grab your cameras and head for the coast—it’s sunset season! With Daylight Savings coming on March 10, soon we’ll have an extra hour to capture those late-winter sunsets. One of our talented photographers shares his must-visit locations in the parks for any photo enthusiast. more >>

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The Elusive, Mystifying Northern Harrier

Northern Harrier

Follow the trials and triumphs of a Golden Gate Raptor Observatory intern, as told through several encounters with a particularly mysterious species of raptor—the Northern Harrier. more >>

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Rancho Corral de Tierra: Why it Rocks!

Rancho Corral de Tierra Landscape

Have you been dreaming of those beautiful granitic rocks in Yosemite? Well, don’t worry! You don’t have to wait for summer to make that trek. We’ve got our own wondrous boulders right here in the Golden Gate National Parks—at Rancho Corral de Tierra. more >>

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Early Spring Wildflowers: A Viewer’s Guide

Milk Maids

While the East is still buried under 3 feet of snow, harbingers of spring have begun to bloom all across the Golden Gate National Parks. What can you expect to see in March, as you explore one of our many park trails? more >>

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Which Bus Line Has the Most Bacteria?

WISE students

Have you ever wondered which morning commuter bus is the “cleanest?” Well, our Project WISE students have! On March 20 and 21, this topic—along with other student-led environmental research projects—will be presented during the WISE Science Symposium at Crissy Field Center. more >>

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The Institute Quiz: Win a Prize Pack

Park gear

Think you know the ins and outs of the Institute at the Golden Gate? Prove it with this quiz. If you’re the first to submit the correct answers, you’ll win an Institute gift pack—featuring a Parks Conservancy fleece vest, tote bag, and more! more >>

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