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Lands End Visitor Center Opening in April

Statue at Lands End Lookout

Lands End has landed its visitor center. Conceived with the community's input, supported by the community's generosity, and realized through the community's cooperation, the long-awaited Lookout will see its grand opening on April 28. And you're invited! The event--which features a ribbon-cutting, open house,... more >>


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"Park Pursuit" Enlivens Earth Stroll

Earth Stroll (Tung Chee)

Earth Stroll is back on April 21! Earth Stroll activities encourage children and families to take care of themselves--and the planet--by getting out and getting active in the breathtaking national park next door. Earth Stroll is produced by the Crissy Field Center (a partnership... more >>


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Bank Swallows of Fort Funston

Bank Swallows of Fort Funston

Although truly global in their range (called “Sand Martins” in Eurasia and Africa), Bank Swallows were classed as “threatened” in the state of California in 1989, primarily due to the loss of their required cliff-nesting habitat. Because coastal sand bluffs are so rare, only... more >>


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International Park Leaders Learn From Golden Gate

International Park Leaders Learn from Golden Gate

In April, the Institute at the Golden Gate and Golden Gate National Parks will welcome the third National Parks Institute (NPI) Executive Leadership Seminar to Cavallo Point Lodge at Fort Baker. During the National Parks Institute’s intensive 12-day program, park leaders spend time within... more >>


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The Hunt for Bulbs in Redwood Creek Watershed

Plant Bulb

The Spring Equinox is almost upon us and it’s the time of year when we all wait for the rains to get the wildflower show started. At the Redwood Creek Nursery, though, we are collecting something a little different this year.

This year we are on the hunt for bulbs, specifically... more >>


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Fifteen Years and Growing Strong: Oceana High School Native Plant Nursery and Garden Project

Oceana Nursery Program

Tucked behind the concrete walls, florescent lights, and sprawling hallways of Oceana High School in Pacifica, there is a small outpost where natural light and mist meet lush green vegetation.

Fifteen years ago, seed funding from a National Park Service grant helped to fund the... more >>


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Ten Years of Happy Trails, Countless Memories

Trails Forever Slideshow

This year, Trails Forever celebrates its 10th anniversary in the Golden Gate National Parks. Brought to our park by late Superintendent Brian O'Neill and modeled after its sister program in Acadia National Park, Trails Forever brings together staff and volunteers from the three partner agencies--the National Park Service, Parks Conservancy,... more >>


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