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July 2015 Science Saturday

Mountain Lake Mussels: The Importance of Native Mussels for Improving Water Quality
July 11, 2015
2-3 pm
Location: Presidio of San Francisco
Join Niveen Ismail (Environmental Engineer, Stanford University) as she will be discussing the importance of restoring native mussels in Mountain Lake. She will also be discussing her planned demonstration experiments at Mountain Lake and the improvements in water quality that can be achieved through the use of mussels.

The Next Step - Making Your Nature Drawings Come Alive

The Next Step: Making Your Nature Drawings Come Alive
July 14, 2015
12:30-2 pm
Location: Presidio of San Francisco
This workshop will be taught by the wonderful nature journaler and teacher Laurie Wigham. It’s time to set aside all the careful measuring and scientific description and go for capturing the joy: the way the flick of a bird’s tail or a tree’s branches reaching for the sun can break your heart open.

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New Presidio Parklands Project Design Workshop: Schematic Design Review
July 18, 2015
10 am-Noon
Location: Presidio of San Francisco
This workshop will present draft Schematic Design and invite public comment. Feedback will be incorporated into the Final Schematic Design.

For Members: Presidio Main Post History Walk
July 19, 2015
10 am-Noon
Location: Presidio of San Francisco
Learn about Spanish colonial settlers, 1906 earthquake refugees, and military architecture on this easy stroll. Walk ends at the Off the Grid Picnic food truck event.

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For Members: Mt. Tam Late Afternoon Hike
July 23, 2015
4-6 pm
Location: Mount Tamalpais
Join our natural resources team for an easy hike on Corte Madera ridge on Mt. Tam. Get ready for views and wildflowers!

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Botany Series: Advanced Plant Identification
July 24, 2015
1-4 pm
Location: Presidio of San Francisco
In this next class in the Botany Series will delve even further into how to use taxonomic keys to identify plants specifically in the Asteraceae, Cyperaceae, and Juncaceae families.

For Members: Presidio Main Post History Walk
July 26, 2015
10 am-Noon
Location: Presidio of San Francisco
Learn about Spanish colonial settlers, 1906 earthquake refugees, and military architecture on this easy stroll. Walk ends at the Off the Grid Picnic food truck event.

Dune Ecology

Dune Ecology
July 30, 2015
1-4:00 pm
Location: Presidio of San Francisco
Dune ecosystems support an incredible variety of fauna and flora and the park has some amazing examples! Michael Chasse will lead this class in learning the basics of dune ecology followed by a walking tour of the dunes in the Presidio!

Mori Point Bluffs (Michal Venera)

For Members: 360 Degrees of Pacifica
August 1, 2015
10:00 am-3 pm
Location: Mori Point, Milagra Ridge, San Mateo County, Sweeney Ridge
Hear stories of bombs, bootlegging, bedeviled bulldozers, and more on this rigorous, ranger-led San Mateo hike.

Trail Mixer
August 6, 2015
6-8 pm
Location: Sutro Historic District, Lands End
Trail Mixer is a new series of friend-raising events held throughout the parks.

Tunnel Tops

For Members: Tunnel Top Walk
August 20, 2015
2-4 pm
Location: Presidio of San Francisco
Join the Presidio Trust for a tour of the New Presidio Parklands Project and hear about future plans and how you can take part. Bring your imagination!

Moon Over Crissy Field (Tung Chee)

For Members: Bring the Kids! Crissy Field Evening Hike and Campfire
August 28, 2015
5-6:30 pm
Location: San Francisco, Presidio of San Francisco, Crissy Field
Explore Crissy Field Marsh, then gather around for the campfire for ranger-led stories, songs, and S’mores! Geared toward families with kids ages 3-10.

For Members: Fort Funston Exploration and History Hike
September 12, 2015
10 am-Noon
Location: Fort Funston
Discover the history of San Francisco’s once most remote military outpost and the remains that lie buried beneath the city’s last large expanse of natural dunes.

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