Press Coverage

The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy is in the news! Read the latest coverage about the Parks Conservancy and our work below. Check out our Press Room for press releases and more about the Parks Conservancy, or contact us directly at media@parksconservancy.org.

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.

SF Gate

An 82-foot-long sculpture of a blue whale was revealed at Crissy Field on Oct. 12, 2018. The art installation, commissioned by the Monterey Bay Aquarium, was meant to draw attention to the problem of plastic pollution in the ocean.

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.

The San Diego Union-Tribune

How was life on Alcatraz? For Chula Vista's Dick Fisher, not so bad

SF Gate

Alcatraz tradition ends for former prisoners, guards and their families

The Mercury News

Life on The Rock: Inmate, guard and residents recount daily living on Alcatraz

SF Gate

Ocean Beach added to iconic artistic renderings of Golden Gate attractions

SF Gate

Ocean Beach added to iconic artistic renderings of Golden Gate attractions