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:

Bobcat

One Tam Event: Wildlife Picture Index Workshop
January 19, 2017
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.

Coyote cub

One Tam Event: Wildlife Picture Index Workshop - CANCELED
January 24, 2017
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.

Controlled brush pile burn at Green Gulch

Good Fire Day: Learning About the Role of Fire and Management in Ecosystems
February 11, 2017
9 am–3 pm
Location: Muir Beach
The National Parks Service, Green Gulch Zen Center, Muir Beach Volunteer Fire Department, Central Coast Fire Council and Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy invite you to participate in an event addressing the cultural fire history of the area and the roles fire plays in our ecosystems. Come and learn about fire management policies and practices, and see a controlled fire demonstration at Muir Beach!

 

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Contact Information

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