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Read our archive of selected press coverage about the Parks Conservancy.

Park Ranger in The Portal
San Francisco Chronicle

“The Immigrant Yarn Project,” which identifies itself as “the largest work of crowdsourced art in the country,” is on the second level of Fort Point until May 19, free and welcoming visitors every weekend, Friday to Sunday. The project displays works of art knitted and crocheted by more than 600...

Vacation Idea Dream Vacation Magazine

A short drive (or ferry ride) out of San Francisco will take you to some of the most magnificent parks in the area: Alcatraz Island, Alcatraz Gardens, Muir Woods National Monument, Stinson Beach, Marin Headlands, and many more.

Curbed San Francisco

Ground-penetrating radar uncovers remains of 19th-century fort beneath prison yard

ABC 7

Mt. Tamalpais in Marin County is one of the Bay Area's most popular outdoor destinations. World class views, redwood groves, waterfalls, and even an outdoor theater draw about 3 million people a year, but most of them never see a mysterious jumble of ruins on the mountain's West Peak. 

Perspectives by the Evelyn and Walter Haas. Jr. Fund

An immigrant's perspective on Crissy Field

San Francisco Chronicle

In the Presidio, a building gives way to open views for new Tunnel Tops space

NBC Bay Area

A plastic whale is attempting to demonstrate the magnitude of plastic pollution in the Earth’s oceans to Bay Area residents. Made entirely out of plastic waste, the 82-foot-long blue whale is on display at Crissy Field in San Francisco.

Los Angeles Times

The 82-foot-long blue whale is an art installation recently put on display at Crissy Field in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and stands as a symbol of the danger discarded plastics pose to marine life and the health of oceans.

KTVU

A life-sized blue whale,on display at Crissy Field in San Francisco, seeks to make a big statement about ocean pollution. 

The Associated Press

An 82-foot art installation is on display at Crissy Field to raise awareness of single-use plastic and ocean pollution. Sponsored by the aquarium in partnership with the National Park Service and the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy.

The Atlantic

Some libraries are getting young kids reading by taking the books outside.

AFAR

The swearing-in ceremony featured an American trifecta: citizenship, national parks, and public libraries.