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Press Releases

Biking at Crissy Field

The National Park Service, the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, and the Presidio Trust launched the public engagement process for a multi-year effort to revitalize the Crissy Field area of the Presidio.

October 4, 2018
For Immediate Release Contact: GGNRA Public Affairs, goga_public_affairs@nps.gov Engagement Process for Multi-year Effort to Revitalize Crissy Field Begins SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The National Park Service , the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy , and the Presidio Trust launched the public engagement process for a multi-year effort to revitalize the...
March 14, 2018
The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy today announced plans for a transition in its executive leadership in the coming year. Greg Moore, founder and longtime leader of this nonprofit conservation organization, will be stepping down as President & CEO and transitioning to a new role as Special Projects Advisor. His transition is planned for early 2019. The Parks Conservancy’s Board of Trustees has launched a search for Moore’s successor.
Ranger Michele Gee experiences the Portal

Global Public Art Initiative

July 11, 2017
The National Park Service and the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy are partnering with Shared_Studios and Luminalt Solar Energy Solutions to present the San Francisco Portal at Crissy Field.
Presidio Visitor Center
January 11, 2017
The Presidio of San Francisco is taking a major leap forward in welcoming the public to what has become one of America’s most unique and surprising national parks.
Homeland Security Exhibit

Home Land Security exhibit

June 23, 2016
Home Land Security brings together work by 16 contemporary artists and collectives from around the globe to reflect on the human dimensions and increasing complexity of national security, including the physical and psychological borders we create, protect, and cross in its name.

Press Coverage

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.