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:

Park Day Nursery

Nursery Series: Planning for Next Year in the Nursery
October 23, 2014
10 am–Noon
Location: Presidio of San Francisco
The nursery series wraps up for the year with a discussion on how to prepare for next year. This class is designed for our nursery interns, but anyone interested in Nursery Management is welcome!

Dias Ridge Wildflower Hike

Native Plant Landscaping
November 14, 2014
1-4 pm
Location: Presidio of San Francisco
Brianna Schaefer (Manager, Presidio Nursery) will lead this class covering techniques and strategies for starting a drought tolerant California native plant garden.


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Curiosity to learn more about your parks!

Contact Information
1216 Ralston Avenue, The Presidio, San Francisco, CA, 94129
(415) 561-4868