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Press Releases

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.
Coyote
May 5, 2016
Wildlife cameras installed in Mt. Tam’s open spaces a year and a half ago have begun revealing some surprising things about the mountain’s furry residents.

Press Coverage

Muir Beach
Lonely Planet

It’s not technically a national park, but Golden Gate National Recreation Area is doing such cool accessibility work – and has so many beautiful and interesting things to see – that it’s worth mentioning to put on your vacation bucket list. 

With advanced notice, beach wheelchairs are available on-site at...

A hawkwatcher scans the eastern skies for raptors
San Francisco Chronicle

“Raptors are a gateway drug into bird-watching,” Allen Fish, Director of the Parks Conservancy's Golden Gate Raptor Observatory, said, explaining his 40-year obsession with birds of prey. “And bird-watching is a gateway drug into giving a damn about the environment.”

Press interview NPS and Parks Conservancy staff at the opening of Black Point historic gardens.
NBC Bay Area

For the first time in 100 years, Black Point Historic Gardens are open to the public. Military families planted the garden years ago, and now volunteers and National Park Service staff have restored it.

An image of a walking path in the midst of a tiered garden.
SF Gate

More than one acre of land, the Black Point Historic Gardens, connecting Aquatic Park to Fort Mason, will open Aug. 25, allowing visitors to walk among the newly landscaped terraced gardens, enjoy a new vista and hopefully learn a bit of San Francisco history along the way. 

Habitat restoration volunteers work on Alta Ridge
Telemundo 48

Dr. Lisette Arellano, Community Science Program Manager at One Tam, talks about monarch butterflies, climate change, and conservation on Crisis Climática.