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Browse the latest press coverage, press releases and announcements, videos and photo galleries from the Parks Conservancy below.

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Press Releases

View of the Golden Gate Bridge and Marin Headlands from the Presidio batteries
March 25, 2010
The generous support from the S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation will help fulfill a $17 million funding goal to complete a 24-mile system of classic and high-quality trails, bikeways and overlooks in the Presidio—creating a dynamic and enduring new public resource for the residents of San Francisco Bay Area and visitors from around the world.
2009 Turning the Tide
March 4, 2010
Turning the Tide returns to Fort Baker April 14-16, 2010, to explore creative solutions to global sustainability issues.
December 9, 2009
One of the nation’s greenest park-based buildings promises to be an outstanding model of sustainability for students and park visitors alike.
Warming Hut
October 13, 2009
Reward your family and friends—and the planet—this holiday season by creating an eco-conscious shopping list.
Redwood Creek flowing into the ocean
September 17, 2009
The Redwood Creek Restoration at Muir Beach is beginning an initial phase of work that will restore natural function to the creek and wetland system at this well known Marin County visitor destination.

Press Coverage

Alcatraz, known as the Rock, was once among America’s most fearsome prisons, cut off from the free world on a windswept island in San Francisco Bay. Today it is a national park, visited by 1.4m tourists a year, who amble around the famous cellblocks and take selfies against the bars. Until October, if they venture to a derelict building on the island’s north side, they will also encounter giant images of serving and former prisoners.

San Francisco Chronicle

Piano chords broke through the roaring wind at Fort Point in San Francisco on Friday as Karl Reichstetter performed a spur-of-the-moment rooftop rendition of Rihanna’s “Stay” for an audience of two.

SF Gate

You've seen pianos nestled in the flora at the San Francisco Botanical Garden, providing unassuming stages to any talented (or amateur) passerby. Now you can find them tucked away somewhere even more unusual: underneath the Golden Gate Bridge.

Point Reyes Light

“Slow it, spread it, sink it.” It’s the guiding concept for the restoration of Roy’s Redwoods Open Space Preserve, a project underway by the county with help from One Tam. 

San Francisco Chronicle

What changes do you want to see to Crissy Field? The National Park Service, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, and Presidio Trust want to know.