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Press Releases

Greg Moore speaks at a Presidio Gateways event, May 6, 2014.
July 27, 2009
Learn more about Alcatraz spokespersons.
Hawk watch
July 21, 2009
Golden Gate Raptor Observatory celebrates citizen science at California’s major raptor migration site.
June 29, 2009
The Crissy Field Center will be relocating in September 2009 due to the acceleration of the Doyle Drive replacement project.
Volunteers at work
June 18, 2009
Join us to officially kick off the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Summer Service Initiative and Outdoor Youth Mentoring Program, following the conclusion of the National Conference on Volunteering and Service, on June 25 by volunteering in the Golden Gate National Parks.
April 30, 2009
Crissy Field Center will honor four Bay Area individuals and collaborative groups with its annual Community Heroes Award on Saturday, May 2.

Press Coverage

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.