Last-Minute Gift for Park-y Folks
Still looking for a gift for that special someone? A gift membership is the perfect present for the park lover in your life. Your loved one will receive the benefits of membership all year long, and the parks will receive extra love too!
Your contribution will support national park sites... more >>
At One Glance: Many Volunteer Feats, Many Thanks
The Parks Conservancy, National Park Service, and Presidio Trust would like to extend a huge and heartfelt THANK YOU to each and every one of our park volunteers. You give the Golden Gate National Parks the most precious gifts of all—your time, your energy, your care, your dedication.
And you give... more >>
Many Ways to Love Tam, All in One Place
The Tamalpais Lands Collaborative—formed earlier in 2014 by the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, National Park Service, California State Parks, Marin Municipal Water District, and Marin County Parks—aims to reinvigorate community stewardship of Mt. Tamalpais.
A new web site, OneTam.org, is a major catalyst in that effort.
Def-eating Weeds: A Holiday Feast of Nonnative Plants
Across the parks, volunteers root out nonnative plants to help restore wildlife habitat. But did you know that those weeds can be quite tasty? Just in time for holiday meals, enjoy these recipes that use nonnative species found in the Bay Area!
CAUTION: As always, be sure to positively... more >>
Our National Park: A "Bucketful of Joy"
“Going to Crissy Field is as amazing as a kid not getting homework for the rest of the year.”
“Crissy Field Center was as awsome as buying a little kid a ice cream.”
“Being there was as fun as being on a roller coaster for the first time.”more >>
Citizen Scientists Root for the 'Sea Hawks'
This coming February marks the first meeting of the Citizen Science Association, to be held in San Jose, Calif., and one of the more interesting and powerful CS concepts is the idea of “outcomes.” How is a citizen volunteer changed by participating in scientific research? The results might be mundane,... more >>