The goals of our work are to preserve the Golden Gate National Parks, enhance the experiences of park visitors, and build a community dedicated to conserving the parks for the future. Celebrating over 25 years of supporting the parks, we’re proud of our long running list of accomplishments.

Crissy Field Center

Crissy Field Center >>
The Center actively engages people with their environments. We focus particularly on schools and communities and on the convergence of the urban and natural environment through multicultural perspectives.

Golden Gate Raptor Observatory

Golden Gate Raptor Observatory >>
GGRO studies the seasonal movements of birds of prey in the Marin Headlands. As a part of our dedication to conservation, we are committed to public education. Our proactive volunteers learn every aspect of our research.

Institute at the Golden Gate

The Institute at the Golden Gate >>
The Institute advances environmental preservation and global sustainability by facilitating cross-sector dialogue and collaboration, encouraging new partnerships, and promoting action.

Native Plant Nurseries

Native Plant Nurseries >>
The nurseries work to restore and preserve the native ecology of parklands and to build a strong community of park stewards. Over 1 million seeds are collected to propagate over 400 species native to the parks.

Park Stewardship Program

Park Stewardship >>
Park Stewardship brings people together to rebuild communities, both ecological and human. Protecting endangered species, restoring historic features, rebuilding trails all require community commitment.

Staff examine data from the shared measurement system

Park Youth Collaborative >>
The Park Youth Collaborative (PYC) is a growing coalition whose mission is to broaden the reach and enhance the capacity of youth-serving organizations working within the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) and Presidio to support and engage youth.

Trails Forever

Trails Forever >>
Trails Forever has a wide range of volunteer programs to match your interests, skills, and available time. When you volunteer, you're making a vital contribution to your local National Parks, your open space, and your community.