As a Kent Society member, each level of giving makes a real and remarkable difference in the future of our parklands and the communities that care for them.

Here are examples of what your gifts are achieving in the Golden Gate National Parks:

Youth group holds their solar panels to the sky.

Tuition, food, and “after-care” for a young person to participate in a two-week Crissy Field Center summer camp.

A group of youth visiting the national parks for the first time through the “Parks to People” program.

Volunteer pulling French broom

20 weed wrenches and tools used by volunteers to control French and Scotch broom at Marin Headlands sites.

Waders and monitoring equipment for 15 volunteers studying the threatened red legged frog.

One month of youth programming, including the Counselor in Training program for high school students.

Volunteers working in a Native Plant Nursery

Care and nurture of 1,500 plants at a native plant nursery for habitat restoration in the Presidio.

Symposium to convene experts on control of invasive species in sensitive parklands.

Scholarship support for one student to participate in Urban Trailblazers, a five-week environmental youth leadership Program.

MIssion blue butterfly

One year of population monitoring of snowy egrets and black-crowned night herons on Alcatraz.

A year of monitoring the endangered mission blue butterfly populations in San Mateo County.

A year of support for an I-YEL (Inspiring Young Emerging Leaders) intern to develop leadership skills as he/she educates youth and the San Francisco community about ongoing environmental issues.

Park visitor at the Lands End Lookout

Four months of public engagement, outreach, and education to support major projects like the revitalization of Lands End.

Sponsorship of an entire volunteer program, and educational workshops for staff and volunteers.