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Almost 150 people braved the cold and boarded the first ferry in more than three months to visit Alcatraz on the morning of March 15.
They would be the first visitors in a year to enter the cellblock, the main attraction on a trip to the rock.
Alcatraz, the historic island prison off San Francisco, opened up Monday for a limited number of indoor tours, which had been off-limits for more than a year due to the pandemic.
The National Park Service, Marin County Parks and community partners including One Tam and the Golden Gate National Park Conservancy will be leading a variety of projects throughout Marin County this spring and fall aiming to bring western monarch butterflies back from the brink of possible extinction.
“Seeing the return of natural landscapes is a very inspiring thing,” said Christine Lehnertz, president and CEO of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, which has worked to bring these and other projects in the Presidio to pass. “One piece at a time adds up to so much more.”
The Rock's is full of unexpected finds, among them is a rare and tenacious rose. And this rose has a remarkable story.