We’re back, and we need YOUR help getting our parks into tip-top shape! Our volunteers are currently helping us get thousands of plants into the ground during a critical time, clear backlogged projects, and restore our parks to their full beauty. We're excited to get back out in the parks and roll up our sleeves with you!

If you're looking to help, the best place to start is with our weekly volunteer programs, and see our events calendar for even more. We’ll see you out here!

Marquis Engle is the program director at Up on Top, an after-school and summer program in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood.

Park spirit in SF's Tenderloin

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Bizarre mating rituals

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Parks Conservancy staff during a service day in the Marin Headlands in 2018.
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Seed Treatment & Germination Class
Fri, Feb 22 1:00pm-4:30pm
Fort Cronkhite, Marin Headlands
Park Academy

Nursery Series: Seed Treatment and Germination

Kick off our nursery class series and delve into the interesting and delicate techniques used to treat our native seeds to start...

Image of the interior of Fort Point with the lighthouse
Fri, Feb 22 3:00pm-5:00pm
Fort Point
History, Interpretive Walks, Member, Tours

For Members: Fort Point History Walk

Join historian and retired Park Ranger John Martini for a special tour of Fort Point.

Youth Volunteering on Alcatraz Island
Sat, Feb 23 8:00am-11:00am

Alcatraz Budding Gardeners (Youth Program)

Come as a family to volunteer in the beautiful Alcatraz gardens! This program is open to families with kids who are ages 10 and up.