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:

A blooming drought-tolerant garden on Alcatraz.

Alcatraz Historic Garden Tour: Drought Tolerant Fall Blooming Plants
August 24, 2018
8-11 am
Location: Alcatraz
Is your garden looking sad this time of year? Join Shelagh Fritz, Program Manager of the Alcatraz Gardens, for a garden tour to discover drought tolerant plants that still look good in the fall.

Coyote cub

One Tam Event: Wildlife Picture Index Workshop
August 28, 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.


Age, Skills, What to Bring:

Curiosity to learn more about your parks!

Contact Information
Fort Mason, Building 201
San Francisco, CA 94123
(415) 426-5106