Park Academy provides professional career preparation for park interns, professional development opportunities for park staff, and personal enrichment for volunteers by providing ongoing learning opportunities. Conservancy members are also invited and encouraged to register for classes of interest.

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Classes are scheduled all year round and cover a wide range of topics, covering everything from natural resource topics to computer skills. Here are some of the class offerings:

Alcatraz Gardens propagating succulents workshop.

Alcatraz Gardens Class Series: Garden Tour & Propagating Succulents
February 23, 2018
8:00–11:30 am
Location: Alcatraz
This workshop will be hosted by the Alcatraz Gardens program and led by Shelagh Fritz (Gardens Manager). We'll start with a tour of the gardens, followed by a workshop focusing on propagating succulents!

Coyote cub

One Tam Event: Wildlife Picture Index Workshop
February 27, 2018
1-4 pm
Location: Marin County, Mount Tamalpais
During this event, we will teach you about the Wildlife Picture Index (WPI) and you will participate in the cataloging and identification of wildlife. By working in this group setting, an electric environment is created as people discover the many different beautiful and amazing wildlife that has been captured on these cameras. This session will be hosted by Marin Municipal Water District, a member of the Tamalpais Lands Collaborative.

Coyote cub

One Tam Event: Wildlife Picture Index Workshop
March 8, 2018
1-4 pm
Location: Marin County, Mount Tamalpais
During this event, we will teach you about the Wildlife Picture Index (WPI) and you will participate in the cataloging and identification of wildlife. By working in this group setting, an electric environment is created as people discover the many different beautiful and amazing wildlife that has been captured on these cameras. This session will be hosted by Marin Municipal Water District, a member of the Tamalpais Lands Collaborative.

Bobcat

One Tam Event: Wildlife Picture Index Workshop
March 15, 2018
1–4 pm
Location: Marin County, Mount Tamalpais
During this event, we will teach you about the Wildlife Picture Index (WPI) and you will participate in the cataloging and identification of wildlife. By working in this group setting, an electric environment is created as people discover the many different beautiful and amazing wildlife that has been captured on these cameras. This session will be hosted by Marin County Parks, a member of the Tamalpais Lands Collaborative.

Plant Nutrition

Soil Health Series: Physical Properties of Soil
March 20, 2018
1 - 4 pm
Location: Marin Headlands
Stephen Andrews (UC Berkeley Professor, specializing in soils) will lead this class in learning the important physical properties of soil!

 

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Contact Information

cvoigt@parksconservancy.org
Fort Mason, Building 201
San Francisco, CA 94123
(415) 426-5106