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National Trails Day: Pitch In and Get Out to Explore!

National Trails Day: Pitch In and Get Out to Explore!

Get a sneak preview of National Trails Day, coming up on June 4. Sign up for action-packed projects (including a key segment of the Bay Area Ridge Trail on Milagra Ridge) and learn about some easy trails you can explore with your whole family. more >>

June 2016 | Leave a comment

Tennessee Valley Nursery Closes; Its Legacy Grows On

Tennessee Valley Nursery Closes

Established in 1987, the Tennessee Valley Nursery closed its nearly 30-year run in May. Thanks to dedicated volunteers, the facility produced thousands of plants for habitat restoration sites all across the parks. In this video, hear from some of the amazing people who made it all possible. more >>

June 2016 | 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

Coastal Cleanup Day 2014: Let’s Make Trash Extinct

Coastal Cleanup Day 2014

Marine debris pollutes aquatic ecosystems, endangers wildlife, and impacts human health and safety. Help turn the tide against trash in waterways and the ocean; pitch-in for California Coastal Cleanup Day on Sept. 20. Be a part of the solution, not the pollution! more >>

September 2014 | 1 Comments | Leave a comment

Give Back and Take Four Volunteering Benefits

Volunteer (Maria Durana)

We know you choose to volunteer to give back to the community and the parks. But it’s alright to enjoy the fruits of your labors, too! Take a look at four fantastic benefits of volunteering in the Golden Gate National Parks—and share these with friends who are thinking about pitching in. more >>

August 2014 | Leave a comment

National Trails Day: Honor Your Trails

National Trails Day: Honor Your Trails

As part of celebrations nationwide, the Golden Gate Trail Crew will lead five projects across our parks. Find out how you can give back to our amazing trails on June 7—and help build a brand-new trail connecting some picturesque San Francisco landmarks. more >>

June 2014 | Leave a comment

New Podcast: Nurturing Communities of Plants—and Volunteers

From Seed to Ecosystem: The Important Role the Park Nurseries Play in Rebuilding Ecosystems

Curious about how and why we need our Native Plant Nurseries to grow plants for restoration? Check out the second installment of the “Seed to Ecosystem” podcast for insightful interviews with nursery staff and one of our star volunteers. more >>

June 2014 | Leave a comment

Golden Gate National Parks BioBlitz Reaches New Heights

Did you Know: May 2014

After two intensive days of exploration and documentation, the Golden Gate National Parks BioBlitz (March 28–29) captured a vivid snapshot of the unique biodiversity in the parks. more >>

May 2014 | Leave a comment

Two Ways “TLC” Brightens the Future for Mount Tam

Two Ways “TLC” Brightens the Future for Mount Tam

Sure, the newly formed Tamalpais Lands Collaborative (TLC) will play a major role in the long-term stewardship of majestic Mount Tamalpais. But you can make a difference by bringing your own “TLC” to a special hands-on volunteer day, April 26. more >>

April 2014 | Leave a comment


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