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:

Hawk Identification

Basic Flight ID II - Eagles, Harriers, Kites, Vultures, and Osprey
July 22, 2014
7-9:30 pm
Location: Fort Mason
The Golden Gate Raptor Observatory (located in the Marin Headlands) has kindly set aside some seats for Park Academy, so that those who are interested can come to their Hawkwatcher training! The trainings will be led by Allen Fish (Director of GGRO).

Hawk Identification

Basic Flight ID II - Eagles, Harriers, Kites, Vultures, and Osprey (2nd chance!)
July 23, 2014
7-9:30 pm
Location: Fort Mason
The Golden Gate Raptor Observatory (located in the Marin Headlands) has kindly set aside some seats for Park Academy, so that those who are interested can come to their Hawkwatcher training! The trainings will be led by Allen Fish (Director of GGRO).

Hawk Identification

Basic Flight ID III - Accipiters and Falcons
July 29, 2014
7-9:30 pm
Location: Fort Mason
The Golden Gate Raptor Observatory (located in the Marin Headlands) has kindly set aside some seats for Park Academy, so that those who are interested can come to their Hawkwatcher training! The trainings will be led by Allen Fish (Director of GGRO).

Hawk Identification

Basic Flight ID III - Accipiters and Falcons (2nd chance!)
July 30, 2014
7-9:30 pm
Location: Fort Mason
The Golden Gate Raptor Observatory (located in the Marin Headlands) has kindly set aside some seats for Park Academy, so that those who are interested can come to their Hawkwatcher training! The trainings will be led by Allen Fish (Director of GGRO).

Science Saturdays at Mountain Lake

Science Saturday: Turtle Power - Reintroducing the Western Pond Turtle to Mountain Lake
August 9, 2014
2-3 pm
Location: Presidio of San Francisco
Come learn about the ongoing research into the cultural and natural history of Mountain Lake in this latest installment of Science Saturdays at the Lake--a series of talks by scientists studying topics related to the lake's ongoing restoration.

 

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Contact Information

cvoigt@parksconservancy.org
1216 Ralston Avenue, The Presidio, San Francisco, CA, 94129
(415) 561-4868