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Growing Expertise on Green Space in Cities

Growing Expertise on Green Space in Cities

For the first time in human history, more than half the world’s people now live in cities. This rapid urbanization is set to continue. Between 2010 and 2050, the Earth’s population is expected to rise by another two billion people—almost all of them living in urban centers.

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June 2013 | Leave a comment

Parks: The New Climate Classroom

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The Institute at the Golden Gate is proud to announce the upcoming release of our new report, Climate in the Parks: Innovative Climate Education in Parks. As part of our work to help parks serve as platforms for climate change education,... more >>


May 2013 | Leave a comment

Food To-Go: Institute Program Hits the Road

Woman and baby at park cafe

Last week, the Institute at the Golden Gate, in partnership with the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, brought together food service executives from across the nation to share best practices and address common challenges in expanding healthy and sustainable food service. This dynamic... more >>


April 2013 | Leave a comment

The Institute Quiz: Win a Prize Pack

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The Institute at the Golden Gate contributes to a more sustainable and healthy world by harnessing the power of parks and public lands to advance environmental stewardship and human wellbeing.

But how much do you really know about our work?

Be the first to submit correct answers to the questions below, and... more >>


March 2013 | Leave a comment

The Institute in 2013: From the Bay Area to the World

Fort Baker

How can we help make the world a healthier, happier place? Here at the Institute at the Golden Gate, we believe the answer is “One piece at a time.” Since we’re a small team, we know we can’t change everything all at once. But, we believe passionately that we can... more >>


February 2013 | Leave a comment

Setting the Table for the New Year

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As we enter the New Year, we look ahead to what’s next for the Institute at the Golden Gate. With a newly approved action plan and launch deadlines quickly approaching, we are excited to jump feet first into our program work.

Parks and Public Health
Since 2009 the Institute at the... more >>


January 2013 | Leave a comment

Where Do We Go From Here?

Fort Baker

As the Institute enters its fifth year, staff members are poised to emerge from the initial start-up phase—ready to build on early successes and launch into a broader range of programmed activities to affect change.

Recently, the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy Board of Trustees reviewed an “action plan” for the... more >>


December 2012 | Leave a comment

Institute Grows as a National Thought and Action Leader

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From Anaheim to Baltimore, the Institute at the Golden Gate is spreading its knowledge and establishing itself as a leading voice on the Food for the Parks and Healthy Parks Healthy People initiatives. Here are a few national events at which staff shared—and will share—the Institute’s growing body of knowledge and best... more >>


November 2012 | Leave a comment

Institute Readies Guest List of Change Makers

Institute Readies Guest List of Change Makers

This year, the Institute and Cavallo Point Lodge will welcome groups like the Trust for Public Land, Environmental Defense Fund, Public Health Law and Policy, and the Marine Mammal Center through its special Institute group rate.

In November, Future 500 will host its Stakeholder Engagement Workshop, focusing on sound... more >>


October 2012 | Leave a comment

Four Must-Reads for Innovation and Insight

09 Four Must Reads for Innovation and Insight

As the official summer season draws to a close and the Institute at the Golden Gate moves into its next phase of programming, the team at the Institute is reading a number of great sources for inspiration and insight. Here are some recommended titles from a few of our team members... more >>


September 2012 | Leave a comment

 

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