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Conservancy Director Takes Lessons to Brazil and Beyond

Sue Gardner

Flanked by a beloved filmmaker and a legendary conservationist, Sue Gardner wowed an audience of 1,500 scientists and policy makers in Brazil. See how she shared the Conservancy’s work abroad—and hear the lessons she learned about civic engagement around the world. more >>

November 2015 | Leave a comment

A Life-Changing Program, Through the Lens of an Alum


Get a real insider’s view of one of the Conservancy’s most innovative—and impactful—youth programs: LINC. A recent graduate of the program returned this summer to produce a video that captures the moments that can change a high schooler’s life. more >>

September 2015 | Leave a comment

Trail Tools Quiz: Can You Dig It?

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Test your knowledge of 10 common tools from the top-secret Fort Miley tool shed. more >>

June 2015 | Leave a comment

Growing Gains: Reflections from Two Nursery Youth Interns

Nursery interns

The school year’s just begun, but for students it’s not too early to think about summer internship opportunities! Read about two young people who enjoyed their LINC internship so much last summer that they came back to the park this past summer—as Presidio nursery interns. more >>

October 2014 | Leave a comment

The Perfect Pie Pairing for Your Milagra Hike

From Field to Kitchen!

A fresh berry pie is the perfect reward after a vigorous springtime hike at Milagra Ridge—or any of our Golden Gate National Parks. Read on for the delicious recipe, developed by a former Park Stewardship intern with a passion for baking. more >>

June 2014 | Leave a comment

This Celebration’s For the Birds

This Celebration’s For the Birds

On May 10, bring the whole family to Muir Beach and Muir Woods for International Migratory Bird Day! Learn the history of this unique event, now in its 14th year, and discover festivities in honor of our feathered friends across the Redwood Creek Watershed more >>

Did You Know: Start Your Engines!

Did You Know?

Move over, Art in the Parks. It’s time for KART in the Parks—a new project of the Parks Conservancy to bring the family fun of go-kart racing to the Crissy airfield! more >>

April 2014 | Leave a comment

Little Changes, Big Problems? Why Phenology Matters

Little Changes, Big Problems? Why Phenology Matters

Repeated over time, warm and dry winters alter the timing of natural events such as flower blooms, and those changes can produce a ripple effect throughout the food web. Learn more about phenology—the study of seasonal phenomena and how they’re affected by climate change. more >>

March 2014 | Leave a comment

Hope for Oakwood Valley: Project Uncovers Young Oak, Bay Trees

volunteers planting

Threatened by Sudden Oak Death, wildfire, and the proliferation of invasive species, the oak and bay trees of Oakwood Valley face a tenuous future. But a recently completed stewardship project gives us reason for hope—and a way to help. more >>

February 2014 | Leave a comment

Did Jute Know? Fun Facts about a Formidable Fabric

Working on jute (Monica Stafford)

As you stand in the new parking lot at Muir Beach, you may notice the expanse of tan fabric covering the restored floodplain. What is this strange, straw-looking material? The simple answer is jute fabric—but what exactly is it? more >>

January 2014 | Leave a comment


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