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.
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:
Introduction to Worm Composting
May 20, 2014
Location: Presidio of San Francisco
Join the very knowledgeable "Soil Dude" Stephen Andrews (UC Berkeley Professor, specializing in soils) for a discussion on the basics of worm composting.
Alcatraz Historic Garden Tour
May 22, 2014
Join Shelagh Fritz, project manager, to learn about the preservation process and history of the Alcatraz Gardens.
Age, Skills, What to Bring:
Curiosity to learn more about your parks!