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 Identification II - Eagles, Harriers, Kites, Vultures, & Osprey
July 22, 2015
7-9:30 pm
Location: Fort Mason
The Golden Gate Raptor Observatory 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 Identification II - Eagles, Harriers, Kites, Vultures, & Osprey (2nd chance!)
July 23, 2015
7-9:30 pm
Location: Fort Mason
The Golden Gate Raptor Observatory 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).

Dias Ridge Wildflower Hike

Botany Series: Advanced Plant Identification
July 24, 2015
1-4 pm
Location: Presidio of San Francisco
In this next class in the Botany Series will delve even further into how to use taxonomic keys to identify plants specifically in the Asteraceae, Cyperaceae, and Juncaceae families.

Hawk Identification

Basic Flight Identification III - Accipiters & Falcons
July 29, 2015
7-9:30 pm
Location: Fort Mason
The Golden Gate Raptor Observatory 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 Identification III - Accipiters & Falcons (2nd chance!)
July 30, 2015
7-9:30 pm
Location: Fort Mason
The Golden Gate Raptor Observatory 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).

 

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Contact Information

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