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Time For One More Summer Free-For-All

Park Ranger and Roving Ranger

Raging Waters general admission ticket: $35.99. Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, general admission: $61.99. Disneyland one-day “park hopper” ticket: $137. A full day of exploration in the Golden Gate National Parks with the entire family: FREE. Discover free activities every day in August (and every month of the year)! more >>

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Intern Spotlight: Luciana and Nathaniel

Crissy Field Center Intern

For the first time, Crissy Field Center has two high school interns running our Media Lab for summer camp. Read about how Luciana and Nathaniel have stepped up to the challenge of creating an educational and fun environment for our campers! more >>

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The Origins of Feathers


Feathers are a uniquely avian adaptation—or are they? While feathers can only be seen on birds today, evidence has shown that many dinosaurs also had feathers. Read on to learn about the variety—and possible purposes—of dinosaur feathers. more >>

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Making His Point: One Volunteer’s Mori Story

Volunteer Ron Maykel

As the Conservancy’s Park Stewardship Program approaches its 20th anniversary, we’re celebrating places transformed by the program, such as Mori Point, and people who have made the transformation possible, like Ron Maykel. Learn more about one of the park’s “renaissance men.” more >>

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Scouting the “Top Seeds” in the Field


Not as obvious as leaves or as ostentatious as flowers, seeds are often overlooked in our appreciation of plant life. But don’t miss out on their beauty! In this guide, one of the Parks Conservancy’s seed experts picks her favorites. more >>

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Free Time on Your Hands? Volunteer!

Volunteers at Ocean Beach

If you’ve got free time, come volunteer in the parks! Not only is it free, but it’s a fun, rewarding, and healthy way to spend a summer day. And it’s easy to get involved. Give volunteering a try—you’ll be glad you did! more >>

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National Food Changes Have Roots in Bay Area

Jon Jarvis announces Healthy Food Program (NPS, Tami Heilemann)

With the help of the Institute at the Golden Gate’s Food for the Parks program, the National Park Service has announced new standards for healthy and sustainable food options at parks across the country. Get a taste of this important change—here at Golden Gate! more >>

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The Cliff House and San Francisco’s Long History of Dining Out

Cliff House Exterior (Bob Holloway Collection)

A treasure of the Golden Gate National Parks, the Cliff House marks its 150th anniversary in July. It opened in 1863, in a city famous for its multitude and variety of restaurants. But why so many dining establishments, and how did San Francisco’s culture of “dining out” develop? more >>

Debunking Myths About California’s Native Plants


Working with native plants all the time you begin to develop a huge soft spot for them and it becomes easy to forget that not everyone shares the same love and appreciation for our home-grown plants. But the question remains: why? more >>

Owls: Custom-Made for Night Hunting

Great Horned Owl (Don Moseman)

The trailside discovery of a Great Horned Owl tail feather sparked this rumination: What are some of the many adaptations that make owls such proficient hunters in the dark, quiet night? Take wing and learn more about their unique traits. more >>


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