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A New Twist for Park Internships

Park interns

The park has partnered with SFSU and CCSF to engage college students in semester-long Academic Internships. The spring semester pilot has been an incredible success and we’ve had the honor to work with some amazing young adults. Hear them share their experiences! more >>

May 2013 | Leave a comment

Youth Connecting Youth to Their National Park

Youth at Backyard Bound

On April 20 and 21, Bay Area teens will participate in Backyard Bound, the outdoor summit organized by the Center’s I-YEL youth leaders. This year’s theme is “How to Connect Youth to Their Environment.” Watch a video to see what this summit is all about. more >>

April 2013 | Leave a comment

Which Bus Line Has the Most Bacteria?

WISE students

Have you ever wondered which morning commuter bus is the “cleanest?” Well, our Project WISE students have! On March 20 and 21, this topic—along with other student-led environmental research projects—will be presented during the WISE Science Symposium at Crissy Field Center. more >>

March 2013 | 1 Comments | Leave a comment

Crissy Field Center’s 2013 Resolutions

Crissy Field Center staff

A month into 2013, some might already be slipping on their New Year’s resolutions. Hopefully, the staff at Crissy Field Center can stay strong on the resolutions they have made. Read on to discover their goals—personal and professional—for the coming year. more >>

February 2013 | Leave a comment

Getting Out While Powering Up

Youth in parks using a tablet

Experiencing the outdoors and engaging with electronics need not be mutually exclusive. Learn how Crissy Field Center staff—and educators across the country—are harnessing new technologies to connect young people with parks and open space. more >>

January 2013 | Leave a comment

Intern Spotlight: Kaitlin De Blanc

Intern and kids on a hike

Read about our National Park Service School Programs intern and her artistic talents, love of French, and passion for environmental education. more >>

December 2012 | Leave a comment

A "LINC" to Nature, New Career Paths

2012 LINC Program

How can a Park Stewardship summer program for high school students clear invasive plants along trails—and reveal pathways to careers in conservation? Hear the inside story from two alums who discovered that jobs working in nature go far beyond Animal Planet. more >>

October 2012 | Leave a comment

The Challenge of National Parks Far From Cities

09 The Challenge of National Parks Far From Cities

After a recent visit to Colorado’s Rocky Mountain National Park, a Crissy Field Center staff member reflects on how national parks in rural areas can better connect with younger and more diverse visitors. more >>

September 2012 | Leave a comment


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